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Table 2 The distribution of the number of group involvement and poor self-rated health stratified by sex

From: Group involvement and self-rated health among the Japanese elderly: an examination of bonding and bridging social capital

Men Women
Total Poor self-rated health Total Poor self-rated health
N %a N %b Ptrend N %a N %b Ptrend
The number of total group involvement       
0 878 22.27 495 50.05   2032 30.31 899 44.24  
1 830 18.69 270 32.53   1458 21.74 462 31.69  
2 837 18.85 212 25.33   1293 19.28 295 22.82  
3 709 15.96 152 21.44   978 14.59 171 17.48  
4 568 12.79 98 17.25   575 8.58 99 17.22  
5 338 7.61 68 20.12   269 4.01 36 13.38  
6 170 3.83 35 20.59 <0.001 100 1.49 12 12.00 <0.001
The number of bonding group involvement       
0 3058 68.86 1009 33.00   4681 69.81 1554 33.20  
1 905 20.38 231 25.52   1301 19.40 294 22.60  
2 319 7.18 61 19.12   503 7.50 91 18.09  
3 105 2.36 18 17.14   159 2.37 24 15.09  
4 34 0.77 8 23.53   45 0.67 10 22.22  
5 15 0.34 2 13.33   12 0.18 1 8.33  
6 5 0.11 1 20.00 <0.001 4 0.06 0 0.00 <0.001
The number of bridging group involvement      
0 1319 29.70 582 44.12   2752 41.04 1083 39.35  
1 1022 23.01 303 29.65   1677 25.01 461 27.49  
2 822 18.51 191 23.24   1103 16.45 234 21.21  
3 624 14.05 126 20.19   641 9.56 121 18.88  
4 377 8.49 77 20.42   336 5.01 52 15.48  
5 194 4.37 40 20.62   151 2.25 18 11.92  
6 83 1.87 11 13.25 <0.001 45 0.67 5 11.11 <0.001
  1. aWe show proportions of each category among the total numbers.
  2. bWe show proportions of those who reported poor health respondents among each category.