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Table 1 General Characteristics of Participants from the Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Risk and the Associated Factors Among Elderly Thai people Program (DAS Study)

From: Predictors of polypharmacy among elderly Thais with depressive and anxiety disorders: findings from the DAS study

General characteristics Frequency (percent)
Sex
 • Female 561 (69.9)
 • Male 242 (30.1)
Age (years)
 • 60–64 260 (32.4)
 • 65–74 358 (44.6)
 • 75 and more 184 (23.0)
Education level
 • Primary school 498 (62.0)
 • High school 192 (23.9)
 • Bachelor and higher 113 (14.1)
Living status
 • Alone 294 (36.6)
 • With others 509 (63.4)
Monthly income (USD; 1 USD = 32.76 Baht)
 • < 152.62 480 (59.8)
 • 152.62–305.25 112 (13.9)
 • > 305.25 211 (26.3)
Health care privilege
 • Self or private 132 (16.4)
 • Civil or state 491 (61.1)
 • Universal coverage or social welfare 180 (22.4)
Depression
 • Yes 190 (23.7)
 • No 613 (76.3)
Hypertension
 • Yes 205 (25.5)
 • No 598 (74.5)
Diabetes mellitus
 • Yes 53 (6.6)
 • No 750 (93.4)
Dyslipidemia
 • Yes 61 (7.6)
 • No 742 (92.4)
Anxiety disorder
 • Yes 51 (6.4)
 • No 752 (93.6)
Neuroticism
 • Low 216 (26.9)
 • High 587 (73.1)