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Table 2 Socioeconomic characteristics of the study population

From: Socioeconomic conditions of elderly people in Kosovo: a cross-sectional study

Socioeconomic characteristic Men (n = 949) Women (n = 941) Total (n = 1890)
Sample N (%)* Standardized% (95% CI) Sample N (%)* Standardized% (95% CI) Sample N (%)* Standardized% (95% CI)
Family finances at end of month:       
Not enough 667 (70.3) 67.6 (67.20-67.92) 718 (76.3) 76.5 (76.23-76.83) 1385 (72.4) 72.4 (72.13-72.60)
Enough 275 (29.0) 31.5 (31.11-31.83) 215 (22.8) 22.7 (22.42-23.02) 490 (26.8) 26.8 (26.55-27.01)
Missing 7 (0.7) 1.0 (0.90-1.05) 8 (0.9) 0.8 (0.69-0.82) 15 (0.9) 0.9 (0.81-0.91)
Self-perceived poverty:       
Extremely poor 121 (12.8) 13.2 (12.96-13.44) 172 (18.3) 18.5 (18.27-18.82) 293 (15.5) 16.1 (15.88-16.26)
Poor 308 (32.4) 27.6 (27.22-27.91) 329 (35.0) 33.5 (33.18-33.86) 637(33.7) 30.8 (30.51-31.00)
Moderate 346 (36.5) 39.5 (39.08-39.84) 296 (31.4) 33.0 (32.63-33.31) 642 (34.0) 36.0 (35.73-36.23)
Not poor 106 (11.2) 12.4 (12.14-12.65) 83 (8.8) 8.8 (8.63-9.04) 189 (10.0) 10.5 (10.33-10.65)
Fair 44 (4.6) 4.8 (4.68-5.01) 45 (4.8) 4.5 (4.39-4.69) 89 (4.7) 4.7 (4.57-4.79)
Missing 24 (2.5) 2.5 (2.41-2.65) 16 (1.7) 1.6 (1.52-1.70) 40 (2.1) 2.0 (1.96-2.11)
  1. * Mean values (and their respective standard deviations) and absolute numbers (and their respective column percentages) in the actual study sample.
  2. Age-sex and-residence standardized mean values and column percentages and their respective 95% confidence intervals (95%CIs).