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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Obesity, smoking, alcohol consumption and years lived with disability: a Sullivan life table approach

  Number of respondents (%) Mean age Percentage
males
Percentage
married
Number
disabled
Number of
deaths
Normal weight 2814 (43.7) 67.4 46.9 69.9 293 762
Overweight 2699 (41.9) 66.7 53.5 72.8 297 673
Obese 704 (10.9) 66.2 37.2 66.5 147 179
Missing/other 229 (3.6) 72.3 23.3 48.5 68 113
Never smoker 2041 (31.7) 69.1 16.7 61.3 318 510
Former smoker 2686 (41.7) 67.0 64.4 77.1 289 714
Current smoker 1524 (23.6) 64.9 59.8 68.8 181 445
Missing 195 (3.0) 67.0 50.0 72.8 17 58
1-14 alc cons/wk 3937 (61.1) 66.5 52.2 74.2 330 917
>14 alc cons/wk 647 (10.0) 64.5 78.2 76.7 47 160
Non drinker 1859 (28.9) 69.5 27.6 58.7 428 650
Missing 3 (0.0) 66.0 33.3 100.0 0 0