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Table 2 Prevalence of Physical Disability and Functional Limitation among Older People in Malaysia (n = 738)

From: Prevalence and correlates of physical disability and functional limitation among community dwelling older people in rural Malaysia, a middle income country

Variables N 10 item ADL Dependence 6 item ADL dependence 5 item ADL dependence Functional Limitation
Overall          
≥ 60 738 24.7 (21.6, 27.9) 14.3 (11.9, 17.1) 10.6 (8.5, 13.1) 19.5 (16.8, 22.5)
≥ 65 458 37.3 (32.9, 41.8) 19.9 (16.5, 23.9) 15.6 (12.6, 19.2) 27.7 (23.8, 31.9)
≥ 70 288 44.8 (39.2, 50.6) 25.3 (20.6, 30.7) 19.8 (15.6, 24.8) 36.0 (30.7, 41.7)
≥ 75 139 49.6 (41.1, 58.2) 32.9 (25.5, 41.2) 24.5 (17.8, 32.6) 48.3 (40.1, 56.6)
Age group          
60-64 280 6.1 (3.6, 9.5) 4.9 (2.8, 8.0) 3.6 (1.8, 6.7) 5.6 (3.4, 9.1)
65-69 170 22.9 (17.0, 30.1) 10.5 (6.5, 16.3) 7.1 (3.9, 12.3) 12.8 (8.4, 18.9)
70-74 149 38.3 (30.5, 46.6) 18.4 (12.8, 25.5) 14.8 (9.7, 21.7) 24.5 (18.2, 32.1)
75 and over 139 49.6 (41.1, 58.2) 32.9 (25.5, 41.2) 24.5 (17.8, 32.6) 48.3 (40.1, 56.6)
Male          
≥60 (overall) 282 20.6 (16.1, 25.9) 12.2 (8.8, 16.7) 8.9 (5.9, 13.0) 14.7 (10.9, 19.5)
60-64 110 7.3 (3.4, 14.3) 5.4 (2.2, 11.9) 4.6 (1.7, 10.8) 4.5 (1.7, 10.7)
65-69 71 19.7 (11.6, 31.2) 13.7 (7.1, 24.2) 8.5 (3.5, 18.1) 13.7 (7.1, 24.2)
70-74 54 33.3 (21.5, 47.6) 16.7 (8.4, 29.8) 12.9 (5.8, 25.5) 18.5 (9.7, 31.9)
75 and over 47 38.3 (24.9, 53.6) 20.8 (11.0, 35.4) 14.9 (6.7, 28.9) 35.4 (22.6, 50.7)
Female          
≥60 (overall) 456 27.2 (23.2, 31.6) 15.6 (12.5, 19.2) 11.6 (8.9, 15.0) 22.3 (18.7, 26.4)
60-64 170 5.3 (2.6, 10.1) 4.7 (2.2, 9.4) 2.9 (1.1, 7.9) 6.3 (3.4, 11.3)
65-69 99 25.3 (17.3, 35.2) 8.1 (3.8, 15.8) 6.1 (2.5, 13.2) 12.1 (6.7, 20.6)
70-74 95 41.1 (31.2, 51.6) 19.2 (12.4, 28.4) 15.8 (9.4, 25.0) 27.6 (19.6, 37.4)
75 and over 92 55.4 (44.7, 65.7) 38.8 (29.3, 49.2) 29.4 (20.6, 39.3) 54.5 (44.3, 64.3)