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Table 2 The characteristics of the participants

From: Sex-related differences in the association between frailty and dietary consumption in Japanese older people: a cross-sectional study

Variables   Values Men Women
The number of participants n (%) 905 420 (46.4%) 485 (53.6%)
Age Mean ± SD 75.7 ± 5.0 76.0 ± 5.1 75.5 ± 4.9
Body mass index   22.5 ± 2.9 22.7 ± 2.6 22.2 ± 2.9
Family arrangement
 living alone, n (%)   96 (10.6%) 33 (7.9%) 63 (13.0%)
 living with a partner, n (%)   329 (36.4%) 168 (40.0%) 161 (33.2%)
 living with parent(s) and/or child (ren), n (%)   337 (37.2%) 138 (32.9%) 199 (41.0%)
 unknown, n (%)   143 (15.8%) 81 (19.3%) 62 (12.8%)