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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for older Turkish immigrants (n = 680)

From: Acculturation is associated with older Turkish immigrants’ self-management abilities

Characteristic Range % or mean (SD)
Sex (female)   47.6%
Age (years) 66–95 72.90 (5.02)
Marital status (single/widowed)   28.7%
Education (low)   80.3%
Number of chronic diseases 0–10 2.68 (1.87)
Co−/multi-morbidity   69.4%
Self-management abilities 1–4 2.52 (0.62)
Attachment to the Turkish culture 1–5 3.92 (0.69)
Attachment to the Dutch culture 1–5 3.19 (0.77)
Integration acculturation strategy   34.1%
Assimilation acculturation strategy   18.2%
Separation acculturation strategy   24.7%
Marginalisation acculturation strategy   23.0%
  1. SD standard deviation