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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the sample of older people (n = 36)

From: Improving early detection initiatives: a qualitative study exploring perspectives of older people and professionals

   Number
Age ≤ 65 years 5
66–80 years 19
>80 years 12
Mean age (range) 78 years (58–96)
Gender Male 12
Female 24
Educational level Low 9
Medium 10
High 12
No information 5
Marital status Married 11
Unmarried 9
Divorced 5
Widow(er) 11
Living situation Alone 11
With partner 24
With children >18 1
Degree of urbanization City 27
Village 9
Cultural background Dutch 32
Other 4