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Table 1 Socio-economic profile of the study sample

From: Association of late-life depression with cognitive impairment: evidence from a cross-sectional study among older adults in India

Background Factors Sample Percentage
Age (in years)
  Young old (60–69) 18,410 58.5
  Old old (70–79) 9,501 30.2
  Oldest old (80+) 3,553 11.3
Sex
  Male 14,931 47.5
  Female 16,533 52.6
Education
  No education/primary not completed 21,381 68
  Primary 3,520 11.2
  Secondary 4,371 13.9
  Higher 2,191 7
MPCE quintile
  Poorest 6,829 21.7
  Poorer 6,831 21.7
  Middle 6,590 21
  Richer 6,038 19.2
  Richest 5,175 16.5
Religion
  Hindu 25,871 82.2
  Muslim 3,548 11.3
  Others 2,045 6.5
Caste
  SC/ST 8,505 27.1
  OBC 14,231 45.2
  Others 8,729 27.7
Place of residence
  Rural 22,196 70.6
  Urban 9,268 29.5
Region
  North 3,960 12.6
  Central 6,593 21
  East 7,439 23.6
  Northeast 935 3
  West 5,401 17.2
  South 7,136 22.7
Total 31,464 100
  1. MPCE Monthly per capita consumption expenditure; ADL Activities of daily living; IADL Instrumental activities of daily living