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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants by age <  65 years and ≥ 65 years

From: Agreement between self-reported morbidity and pharmacy claims data for prescribed medications in an older community based population

  <  65 years (N = 1095) ≥ 65 years (N = 1830)
Age 56.22 (55.9–56.54) 73.9 (73.67–74.2)
Gender
 Male 417 (38.08) 839 (45.85)
 Female 678 (61.92) 991 (54.15)
Marital Status
 Married 705 (64.38) 991 (54.15)
 Never Married 126 (11.51) 189 (10.33)
 Separated/Divorced 163 (14.89) 63 (3.44)
 Widowed 101 (9.22) 587 (32.08)
Education
 Primary/none 431 (39.36) 941 (51.42)
 Secondary 489 (44.66) 570 (31.15)
 Third/Higher Level 175 (15.98) 317 (17.32)
Poor delayed recall (Yes) 177 (16.16) 560 (30.60)
Depression (Yes) 262 (23.93) 210 (11.48)
Polypharmacy (Yes) 301 (27.49) 733 (40.05)
  1. Data presented as N (%) or mean (CI), unless otherwise stated