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Table 1 Characteristics of individuals in the Danish Health and Morbidity survey, 2013

From: Health profile for Danish adults with activity limitation: a cross-sectional study

  Activity limitation
No Some Profound Total
Percentagea No. Percentagea No. Percentagea No. Percentagea No.
Sex
 Men 51.6 4072 45.3 1758 49.5 417 49.6 6247
 Women 48.4 4585 54.7 2422 50.5 471 50.4 7478
Age (years)
 16–44 51.3 3613 36.7 1202 30.3 212 45.4 5027
 45–64 31.7 3184 35.4 1618 38.5 347 33.3 5149
 65–74 11.7 1373 14.7 784 14.2 170 12.8 2327
  ≥ 75 5.2 487 13.2 576 16.9 159 8.4 1222
Education
 Attending educational institution 12.9 894 8.2 267 4.5 31 10.9 1192
 Basic school 6.2 548 11.5 459 17.6 137 8.5 1144
 Upper secondary or vocational education 35.1 3019 39.1 1563 41.0 339 36.7 4921
 Short further education 7.5 633 7.7 301 6.2 51 7.5 985
 Bachelor degree 20.7 1838 18.2 772 16.9 141 19.7 2751
 Master degree 13.7 1072 9.0 342 5.8 48 11.8 1462
 Other 3.9 311 6.3 218 8.0 56 4.9 585
Occupation
 Employed 57.4 4868 40.9 1713 23.7 225 50.0 6806
 Unemployed 4.5 320 4.3 150 5.7 41 4.6 511
 Student 15.9 1109 9.5 317 5.8 41 13.3 1467
 Disability pensioner 0.8 48 8.3 267 17.5 130 4.2 445
 Early retirement pensioner 3.0 311 3.5 185 1.3 15 3.0 511
 Pensioner 17.0 1860 28.0 1360 31.2 329 21.4 3549
 Others out of job 1.4 89 5.4 167 14.8 104 3.5 360
Cohabitation
 Cohabitant 62.0 5874 57.6 2716 52.2 532 60.0 9122
 Single 38.0 2.783 42.4 1464 47.8 356 40.0 4603
Diseases
 Asthma 5.0 416 9.2 370 12.7 103 6.8 889
 Allergy 19.6 1609 20.8 844 20.7 166 20.0 2619
 Diabetes 3.0 296 7.5 302 11.0 100 4.9 698
 Hypertension 12.6 1300 22.8 1016 27.5 252 16.7 2568
 Myocardial infarct 0.2 21 1.6 70 3.7 32 0.8 132
 Angina pectoris 0.3 30 2.5 102 4.3 34 1.2 166
 Apoplexia 0.4 38 2.4 100 6.1 57 1.4 195
 Chronic bronchitis, emphysema 1.3 121 7.1 299 12.1 110 3.8 530
 Arthrosis 9.7 980 29.2 1319 37.5 333 17.5 2632
 Rheumatoid arthritis 1.8 170 8.7 359 12.9 105 4.6 634
 Osteoporosis 1.1 126 5.1 229 9.6 81 2.9 436
 Cancer 1.0 102 4.2 203 5.9 65 2.3 370
 Migraine, frequent headache 9.6 824 19.7 756 23.7 189 13.6 1769
 Herniated disc 5.1 452 20.4 838 31.5 264 11.6 1554
 Cataract 2.2 215 5.4 238 6.8 65 3.5 518
 Tinnitus 9.6 872 15.4 657 15.9 142 11.8 1671
 At least one disease 14.5 745 21.5 3292 52.5 4699 37.4 4722
  1. aWeighted percentages