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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the baseline PERSSILAA screening sample (n = 3777)

From: Identification of community-dwelling older adults at risk of frailty using the PERSSILAA screening pathway: a methodological guide and results of a large-scale deployment in the Netherlands

Gender (Percentage) 48.3% male
51.7% female
Age (Mean years and Standard deviation, SD) 69.9 (SD ± 3.8)
Body Mass Index (Mean and standard deviation, SD) 27.2 (SD ± 4.7)
Level of Education (Percentage) 1.8% No qualification
9.9% Primary school
17.9% Secondary school
22.6% Vocational school for 2–3 years
25.3% High school
18.2% Bachelor’s degree
4.3% University / PhD
Living situation (Percentage) 20.9% alone
79.1% with someone else
Internet access (Percentage) 88.3% yes
11.7% no
Alcohol – daily intake (Percentage) 51.3% yes
48.7% no
Smoking (Percentage) 11.8% yes
88.2% no
Number of cigarettes (Mean years and Standard deviation, SD) 9.6 (SD ± 6.7)