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Table 1 Demographic Data

From: Social factors in frequent callers: a description of isolation, poverty and quality of life in those calling emergency medical services frequently

Variable Frequency (N = 67) %
Age 18–24 yrs 1 1.5
25–40 yrs 7 10.4
41–64 yrs 27 40.3
65–74 yrs 15 22.4
75+ yrs 17 25.4
Sex Male 33 49.3
Female 34 50.7
Employment Status Employed 9 13.4
Not employed 57 85.1
Declined to answer 1 1.5
BMI Underweight (< 18.5) 3 4.5
Normal Weight (18.5–24.9) 13 19.4
Overweight (25.0–29.9) 17 25.4
Obese Class I (30.0–34.9) 10 14.9
Obese Class II (35.0–39.9) 6 9
Obese Class III (> = 40.0) 3 4.5
Declined to answer 15 22.4
Living Arrangement Lives by self 26 38.8
Live with one or more family members 32 47.8
Live with non-family member 7 10.4
Declined to answer 2 3