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Table 1 Characteristics of participants with or without intrinsic capacity impairment (n = 304)

From: Intrinsic capacity of older people in the community using WHO Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) framework: a cross-sectional study

Variables Without intrinsic capacity impairment With intrinsic capacity impairment χ2 /t/z p-value
Age 74.52 (6.41) 78.07 (7.29) 5.26 0.02
Gender ##
 Male 17 (29.82%) 40 (70.18%)   
 Female 75 (31.65%) 162 (68.35%) 0.07 0.87
Education ##
 Illiterate 3 (5.77%) 49 (94.23%)   
 Primary 45 (33.83%) 88 (66.17%)   
 Secondary 15 (34.10%) 29 (65.90%)   
 High school or above 29 (44.62%) 36 (55.38%) 21.7  < 0.001
Employment ##
 Retried 89 (30.69%) 201 (69.31%)   
 Full-time or part-time 3 (75.0%) 1 (25.0%) 3.60 0.09
Marital status ##
 Married 48 (39.34%) 74 (60.66%)   
 Single 7 (28.0%) 18 (72.0%)   
 Divorced 5 (33.33%) 10 (66.67%)   
 Widowed 32 (24.24%) 100 (75.76%) 6.89 0.08
Living status ##
 Living alone 31 (26.72%) 85 (73.28%)   
 With family 61 (34.27%) 117 (65.73%) 1.86 0.20
Finance
 Manageable 86 (33.20%) 173 (66.80%)   
 Need support 9 (25.0%) 27 (75.0%) 3.50 0.45
Drinking ##
 Yes 5 (33.33%) 10 (66.67%)   
 No 87 (31.18%) 192 (68.82%) 0.01 1.00
Smoking ##
 No 92 (31.51%) 200 (68.49%) 1.20 0.53
 Body mass index # 22.91 (3.35) 24.13 (4.07) 2.54 0.11
 Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) # 0.55 (0.91) 0.49 (0.82) 0.58 0.45
Hypertension ##
 Yes 33 (25.58%) 96 (74.42%)   
 No 59 (35.76%) 106 (64.24%) 3.49 0.08
  1. Note. # t-test, ##chi-square test were used