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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.