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Table 1 Number of respondents and the proportion with each impairment by age, sex and centre.

From: Regional differences in multidimensional aspects of health: findings from the MRC cognitive function and ageing study

  Cambridge Gwynedd Newcastle
  N LE^ S#% C% F* % N LE^ S#% C% F* % N LE^ S#% C% F* %
Men                
   65–69 356 14.4 23 1 3 252 13.4 32 1 3 281 11.5 33 1 4
   70–74 255 11.1 29 1 4 302 10.7 25 3 6 261 8.8 33 2 5
   75–79 253 8.2 27 4 6 260 7.8 39 6 11 208 7.1 38 2 7
   80–84 164 5.8 34 4 13 160 5.5 33 5 14 119 5.4 44 5 8
   85+ 79 3.9 22 17 26 86 3.4 33 10 33 61 3.7 43 20 13
   Total 1107   27 3 7 1060   32 4 9 930   36 3 6
Women                
   65–69 362 17.8 24 1 3 326 17.8 26 1 3 349 15.2 31 1 6
   70–74 310 14.1 27 1 6 368 14.0 33 2 6 355 11.9 36 1 4
   75–79 335 10.7 28 3 10 350 10.7 39 4 10 362 9.0 38 3 12
   80–84 246 7.2 33 10 23 301 7.4 44 11 26 320 6.4 42 16 20
   85+ 241 4.8 34 22 43 223 4.8 41 34 49 208 4.2 35 26 33
   Total 1494   29 6 14 1568   36 8 15 1594   36 8 13
  Nottingham Oxford Total
  N LE ^ S # % C % F* % N LE ^ S # % C % F* % N LE ^ S # % C % F* %
Men                
   65–69 278 13.6 32 1 3 277 14.4 25 1 3 1444 13.2 29 1 3
   70–74 264 10.8 33 1 5 304 11.0 26 4 2 1386 10.3 29 2 4
   75–79 236 8.2 38 5 13 203 8.4 27 4 5 1160 7.8 34 4 8
   80–84 165 6.3 33 6 17 170 5.8 21 5 8 778 5.7 32 5 12
   85+ 66 4.6 43 25 36 100 3.8 24 9 24 392 3.9 31 15 26
   Total 1009   34 4 10 1054   25 4 5 5160   31 4 8
Women                
   65–69 356 17.0 34 2 7 350 18.2 22 1 5 1743 16.8 28 1 5
   70–74 333 13.3 29 3 5 397 14.6 29 1 6 1763 13.2 31 2 5
   75–79 332 10.1 39 4 15 369 11.1 33 3 11 1748 10.0 35 3 11
   80–84 294 7.2 37 11 25 316 7.9 35 10 23 1477 7.1 38 11 24
   85+ 192 4.8 34 24 51 254 5.3 36 23 39 1118 4.7 36 26 43
   Total 1507   35 7 17 1686   31 6 14 7846   33 7 15
  1. Total Number, ^Life expectancy #Fair/Poorself-perceived health, Cognitive impairment, *Functional impairment.