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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of single person households according to food security status

From: Objective and perceived food environment and household economic resources related to food insecurity in older adults living alone in rural areas

Variables Total Food secure household Food insecure household t or chi-square
n = 170 n = 111 n = 59
Age (years) 77.6±6.5 77.5±6.9 77.6±5.8 0.00
women 84.7(144) 84.7(94) 84.8(50) 0.00
≤6 years of primary education 90.6(154) 91.9(102) 88.1(52) 0.64
Having job 8.2(14) 10.8(12) 3.4(2) 2.81
Beneficiaries of national basic livelihood 44.1(75) 41.4(46) 49.2(29) 3.45
  1. Values are mean ± SD for continuous variables or % (n) for categorical variables