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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for the general health status (GHS) and physical functioning (PF) samples

From: Prediction of physical functioning and general health status trajectories on mortality among persons with cognitive impairment

 

N

Mean (SD)/ %

Missing rate

 

GHS

PF

GHS

PF

GHS

PF

Female

2021

1641

59.77%

59.72%

0.00%

0.00%

Age

2021

1641

81.05

80.76

0.00%

0.00%

   

(7.59)

(7.54)

  

Race/Ethnicity

1986

1616

  

1.73%

1.52%

 White

 

55.99%

55.88%

 

 Black

 

30.06%

29.95%

 

 Other

 

3.98%

4.02%

 

 Hispanic

 

9.97%

10.15%

 

Education attainment

1977

1608

  

2.18%

2.01%

 < High school

 

43.10%

41.67%

 

 High school

 

24.73%

25.12%

 

 > High school

 

32.17%

33.21%

 

# siblings

2002

1629

  

0.94%

0.73%

 0

  

26.32%

26.21%

  

 1–3

  

51.80%

51.75%

  

 4 + 

  

21.88%

22.04%

  

# children

2021

1641

  

0.00%

0.00%

 0

  

9.60%

8.78%

  

 1–3

  

53.59%

53.69%

  

 4 + 

  

36.81%

37.54%

  

Medicare drug coverage

1858

1520

69.32%

68.82%

8.07%

7.37%

Medicaid

1922

1568

27.63%

28.19%

4.90%

4.45%

Tricare

1961

1595

4.49%

4.95%

2.97%

2.80%

Comorbidity

1982

1611

  

1.93%

1.83%

 0

 

8.17%

8.19%

 

 1–3

 

63.62%

63.63%

 

 4+

 

28.20%

28.18%

 

Marital status

2017

1638

  

0.20%

0.18%

 Never married

  

5.26%

4.88%

  

 Married/live with a partner

 

37.88%

38.89%

 

 Separated, divorced, widowed, never married

 

56.87%

56.23%

 

Smoking regularly

1535

1272

45.60%

45.05%

24.05%

22.49%

Self-report

2021

1641

85.90%

0.00%

0.00%

MCI

2021

1641

38.69%

40.28%

0.00%

0.00%

  1. Mean (SD) for continuous variables and % for categorical variables