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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the studied sample

From: Impact of social disadvantages in the presence of diabetes at old age

 Diabetes Incident Group (IG) n = 459Diabetes Prevalent Group (PG) n = 1,903No diabetes (NDG) n = 6,486Total n = 8,848
Age, n(%)
 50–59191 (41.61)610 (32.05)2,507 (38.65)3,308 (37.39)
 60–69165 (35.95)823 (43.25)2,267 (34.95)3,255 (36.79)
 70–7983 (18.08)398 (20.91)1,278 (19.70)1,759 (19.88)
 ≥ 8020 (4.36)72 (3.78)434 (6.69)526 (5.94)
Mean, (SD)62.69 (8.69)63.95 (8.16)63.67 (9.43)63.68 (9.14)
Sex, n(%)
 Men197 (42.92)723 (37.99)2,954 (45.54)3,874 (43.78)
 Women262 (57.08)1,180 (62.01)3,532 (54.46)4,974 (56.22)
Civil status, n(%)
 Single20 (4.36)71 (3.73)316 (4.87)407 (4.60)
 Married/Civil Union336 (73.20)1,348 (70.84)4,631 (71.40)6,315 (71.37)
 Divorced/Separated36 (7.84)135 (7.09)531 (8.19)702 (7.93)
 Widowed67 (14.60)349 (18.35)1,008 (15.54)1,424 (16.09)
Schooling, n(%)
 No education63 (13.73)284 (14.92)950 (14.65)1,297 (14.66)
 Incomplete primary school152 (33.12)604 (31.74)1,817 (28.01)2,573 (29.08)
 Primary99 (21.57)520 (27.33)1,641 (25.30)2,260 (25.54)
 Secondary59 (12.85)225 (11.82)788 (12.15)1,072 (12.12)
 High school or higher86 (18.74)270 (14.19)1,290 (19.89)1,646 (18.60)
Mean (SD)6.22 (5.06)5.73 (4.51)6.40 (5.03)6.24 (4.92)
Self-perception of economic status, n(%)
 Bad349 (76.03)1,538 (80.82)4,927 (75.96)6,814 (77.01)
 Good110 (23.97)365 (19.18)1,559 (24.04)2,034 (22.99)
Health Services Provider, n(%)
 Social Security Institutions256 (55.77)1,054 (55.39)3,361 (51.82)4,671 (52.79)
 Ministry of Health97 (21.13)452 (23.75)1,560 (24.05)2,109 (23.84)
 Private / Other13 (2.83)34 (1.79)158 (2.44)205 (2.32)
 More than one service41 (8.93)231 (12.14)628 (9.68)900 (10.17)
 Without provider52 (11.33)132 (6.94)779 (12.01)963 (10.88)