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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 12,646) described using categorical variables

From: Modifiable factors related to life-space mobility in community-dwelling older adults: results from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

CharacteristicN (%)
Female6306 (49.9)
Male6340 (50.1)
Number of chronic conditions
 0902 (7.1)
 11899 (15)
 22199 (17.4)
 32144 (17)
 4 or more5457 (43.2)
 NA45 (0.4)
Income
  < 20 K811 (6.4)
 20-50 K3915 (31)
 50-100 K4534 (35.9)
 100-150 K1505 (11.9)
 150 K+753 (6)
 NA1128 (8.9)
Education
 Less than secondary school1153 (9.1)
 Secondary school1390 [11]
 Some post-secondary1039 (8.2)
 Post-secondary degree9026 (71.4)
 NA38 (0.3)
 Rural858 (6.8)
 Urban11,601 (91.7)
 NA187 (1.5)
Marital status/Partner
 Single739 (5.8)
 Married7875 (62.3)
 Widowed2313 (18.3)
 Divorced1483 (11.7)
 Separated235 (1.9)
 NA1 (0)
Smoker
 Non-smoker6208 (49.1)
 Smoker555 (4.4)
 Former5786 (45.8)
 NA97 (0.8)
BMI
 Normal3534 (27.9)
 Under106 (0.8)
 Over5397 (42.7)
 Obese I2499 (19.8)
 Obese II744 (5.9)
 Obese III305 (2.4)
 NA61 (0.5)
Depression
 No10,657 (84.3)
 Yes1874 (14.8)
 NA115 (0.9)
Fatigue
 No11,174 (88.4)
 Yes821 (6.5)
 NA651 (5.1)
Pain
 No7275 (57.5)
 Yes4764 (37.7)
 NA607 (4.8)
Vision
 Good/Very Good/Excellent11,492 (90.9)
 Poor/Fair1142 (9)
 NA12 (0.1)
Driving
 Not Driving988 (7.8)
 Driving without situational avoidance2131 (16.9)
 Driving with situational avoidance8932 (70.6)
 NA595 (4.7)
  1. NA: Missing
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