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Table 8 HEAF baseline response rates by age and sex

From: Health and Employment after Fifty (HEAF): a new prospective cohort study

  N (%) responded % of all
   Samplea Populationb
Date of birth (approx. age at baselinec)
 1948–1922 (60–64) 3444 (28) 42 30
 1953–1957 (55–59) 2582 (20) 32 32
 1958–1962 (50–54) 2108 (14) 26 37
   (100) (100)
Sex:
 Male 3707 (18) 46 49
 Female 4427 (22) 54 51
   (100) (100)
  1. acolumn %
  2. bPopulation of England aged 50–64 years, estimated for June 2013 by the Office for National Statistics (http://ons.gov.uk/ons/taxonomy/index.html?nscl=Population#tab-data-tables, accessed 12/3/15)
  3. cbased on the age when sampling lists were drawn up (a minority of subjects crossed age boundaries by the time of response – e.g., 557 were aged 65 years by then)