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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Participants

From: Development of a Community Commitment Scale with Cross-sectional Survey Validation for Preventing Social Isolation in Older Japanese People

  N(%) Local volunteers 859(100.0) General residents 3,484(100.0)
Gender, N (%) Female 523 (60.9) 1,800 (51.7)
Age, N (%) −55y 70 (8.2)  
55-60y 75 (8.7) 419 (12.0)
60-65y 157 (18.3) 590 (16.9)
65-70y 236 (27.5) 829 (23.8)
70-75y 241 (28.1) 716 (20.6)
75-80y 59 (6.9) 524 (15.0)
80-85y 17 (2.0) 276 (7.9)
85-90y 4 (0.5) 95 (2.7)
90-95y   32 (0.9)
95-   3 (0.1)
Living arrangement, N (%) Living alone 75 (8.8) 431 (12.6)
Couple 369 (43.1) 1451 (42.3)
Living with children 394 (46.0) 1430 (41.7)
Other 18 (2.1) 122 (3.6)
Years of living in the area, N (%) −10y 22 (2.6) 393 (11.3)
10-20y 29 (3.4) 540 (15.6)
20-20y 66 (7.7) 721 (20.8)
30y- 742 (86.4) 1816 (52.3)
Born in the city, N (%) Yes 226 (26.4) 915 (26.4)
Owning house, N (%)   784 (91.4) 2929 (85.1)
Having job, N (%) Yes 232 (27.2) 1199 (35.0)