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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents (N = 200)

From: Reliability and construct validity of the Early Dementia Questionnaire (EDQ)

Variables Mean (SD) Median (IQR) N Percentage, %
Age 68.5 (6.28)    
Gender
 Male    96 (48.0)  
 Female    104 (52.0)  
Race
 Malay    146 73
 Chinese    24 12
 Iban    16 8
 Bidayuh    10 5
 Melanau    2 1
 Others    2 1
Monthly income (RM)   600.0 (1000.00)a   
Marital status
 Single    9 4.5
 Married    149 74.5
 Divorced/widowed    42 21.0
Educational level
 No formal education    59 29.5
 Primary education    86 43.0
 Secondary education    47 23.5
 Tertiary education    8 4.0
Medical illness
 Hypertension
  No    51 25.5
  Yes    149 74.5
Diabetes Mellitus
 No    113 56.5
 Yes    87 43.5
Hypercholesterolemia
 No    96 48.0
 Yes    104 52.0
Stroke
 No    197 98.5
 Yes    3 1.5
Hypothyroid
 No    195 97.5
 Yes    5 2.5
Heart Disease
 No    183 91.5
 Yes    17 8.5
  1. SD standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range, N frequency; aThe distribution is skewed to the right