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Table 1 Participants’ socio-demographic characteristics (n = 2426)

From: Cardio-metabolic and socio-demographic risk factors associated with dependency in basic and instrumental activities of daily living among older Iranian adults: Bushehr elderly health program

Characteristic No. (%)
Men 1166 (48.1)
Age (years)
 60–64 598 (24.7)
 65–69 952 (39.2)
 70–74 379 (15.6)
 75–79 282 (11.6)
 80–84 146 (6.0)
  ≥ 85 69 (2.8)
Marital status
 Single 19 (0.8)
 Married 1864 (76.8)
 Divorced 20 (0.8)
 Widow 523 (21.6)
Education
 No education 800 (33.0)
 Primary School 885 (36.5)
 Guidance school 218 (9.0)
 High school 332 (3.7)
 Academic 189 (7.8)