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Table 1 Sample summary

From: Linking individual medicare health claims data with work-life claims and other administrative data

a: All Data      
  Sample A [SA] Sample B [SB] Sample C [SC] Sample D [SD] Sample E [SE]
  Everyone over 65 SA + Matched in CMS Data SB + Not HMO in CMS Data SC + Hourly Men SD + Not Outlier
N 10,571 8,321 6,810 3,886 3,737
Men 78.1 % 84.4 % 84.6 % * *
Hourly 57.9 % 66.8 % 66.8 % * *
Birth Year [SD] 1939 [3.2] 1940 [3] 1939 [2.9] 1939 [2.7] 1939 [2.7]
Ever Married 64.4 % 67.6 % 67.5 % 71.4 % 72.0 %
Coronary Heart Disease 24.5 % 27.1 % 29.1 % 32.0 % 31.5 %
Hypertension 60.5 % 66.2 % 70.5 % 71.6 % 71.3 %
Diabetes 26.2 % 28.2 % 29.9 % 32.6 % 32.5 %
Asthma 14.1 % 16.0 % 17.5 % 18.6 % 17.8 %
Arthritis 39.4 % 43.6 % 46.4 % 45.4 % 45.3 %
Risk Score 2.21 2.03 2.03 2.04 2.00
b: Samples in Paper      
  Sample 1 Sample 2 Sample 3 Sample 4 Sample 5
  SE + Plants did not close SE + Continuous data available SE + Risk Score at age 61 available SC + Male + BMI data available SC + Male + Lung function data available
N 1,711 1,592 1,552 367 1,364
Men * * * * *
Hourly * * * * *
Birth Year [SD] 1940 [2.2] 1940 [2.2] 1940 [2.1] 1941 [1.7] 1940 [2]
Ever Married 85.6 % 86.4 % 86.3 % 89.1 % 87.8 %
Coronary Heart Disease 32.0 % 32.5 % 33.1 % 28.9 % 26.9 %
Hypertension 75.6 % 76.3 % 74.0 % 74.7 % 68.2 %
Diabetes 33.7 % 33.8 % 32.5 % 35.4 % 29.0 %
Asthma 19.3 % 19.5 % 19.7 % 19.1 % 15.1 %
Arthritis 48.6 % 49.3 % 49.5 % 48.0 % 42.4 %
Risk Score 1.91 1.91 1.91 1.75 1.94