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Table 2 The association of educational level with basic and luxury goods and health-related function123

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

Education

Basic goods

Luxury goods

Physical function

Mental function

 

≤ 4 N = 195

5–6 N = 1280

7 N = 839

≤ 5 N = 868

6–10 N = 1015

11–21 N = 417

Healthy N = 1871

Poor N = 208

Healthy N = 1893

Poor N = 185

Low

19.8

67.4

12.8

65.2

28.7

6.0

84.2

15.8

84.2

15.8

Middle

8.5

60.8

30.8

41.0

42.9

16.1

89.1

10.9

91.4

8.6

High

3.9

45.7

50.5

24.0

51.3

24.7

92.7

7.3

93.1

6.9

  1. 1 Row percentages.
  2. 2 Results in bold indicate a significant difference (X2; p < 0.05).
  3. 3 Basic and luxury goods have different number of missing values.