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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