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Table 1 Percentages of participants with diseases and with relative poor physical or mental function123

From: Lack of basic and luxury goods and health-related dysfunction in older persons; Findings from the longitudinal SMILE study

  Total ≥ 1 less severe disease ≥ 1 severe disease Physical dysfunction Mental dysfunction
  N = 2858 4 N = 1139 N = 769 N = 262 N = 239
Basic goods
≤ 4 N = 252 42.1 31.3 19.4 18.9
5–6 N = 1566 40.4 28.4 12.1 10.6
7 N = 1023 39.3 24.2 6.3 5.9
Luxury goods
≤ 5 N = 1081 39.3 31.2 16.2 12.2
6–10 N = 1232 40.7 25.2 7.1 8.2
11–21 N = 514 41.4 23.5 7.2 7.0
  1. 1 Row percentages, for basic and luxury goods separately.
  2. 2 Results in bold indicate a significant difference (X2; p < 0.05).
  3. 3 Diseases were self-reported.
  4. 4 Basic and luxury goods have different number of missing values.