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Table 1 Sociodemographic and health characteristics of the sample

From: Gender differences in positive screen for depression and diagnosis among older adults in Chile

  Total (N = 3786) Men (N = 1803) Women (N = 1983) P-value
Age     0.3
 60–69 50.24 51.27 49.35  
 70–79 32.43 32.85 32.06  
 80+ 17.33 15.87 18.59  
Education     0.09
 Less than 8 38.22 36.60 39.62  
 8–11 27.68 26.94 28.31  
 12 or more 34.11 36.46 32.07  
Marital status     < 0.001
 Married 55.56 70.13 42.89  
 Single 11.30 8.54 13.70  
 Separated/Divorced 9.34 8.48 10.10  
 Widowed 23.80 12.85 33.31  
Lving alone     0.001
 Yes 16.51 13.75 18.91  
Self-rated health     < 0.001
 Good 35.91 40.36 32.06  
 Poor 64.09 59.64 67.94  
Disability     < 0.001
 Yes 23.06 17.72 27.70  
Chronic conditions     < 0.001
 0 27.82 34.44 22.07  
 1–2 54.85 53.94 55.64  
 3 or more 17.33 11.62 22.29