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Table 3 Description of sample population

From: Peer-to-peer support model to improve quality of life among highly vulnerable, low-income older adults in Cape Town, South Africa

Mean age 69
Female 75%
Mean years education 6
Live alone 7%
Identify as primary caregiver 38%
Went to a health care provider < 1 month ago 73%
Diagnosed with diabetes 50%
High risk for loneliness 58%
No days out in the last 3 days 61%
Cannot count on friends for companionship 52
Pursue involvement in the community 61%
No exercise in last 3 days 50%