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Table 2 The Demographic Characteristic for Older People Enrolled in the Cross-sectional Study (n = 836)

From: Adherence to dietary guide for elderly adults and health risks of older adults in ethnic minority areas in China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Mean ± SD or n (%)
Sample size   836
Age (years old)   71.36 ± 4.67
Gender Male 468 (56.0)
Female 368 (44.0)
Nation Yao 504 (60.3)
Han 286 (34.2)
Zhuang 29 (3.5)
Other 2 (0.2)
Married Yes 807 (96.5)
No 11 (1.3)
Education level <high school 798 (95.5)
≥high school 23 (2.8)
Occupation Farmer 764 (91.4)
Other 49 (5.9)
Household income (RMB/year) <5000 280 (33.5)
≥5000 542 (64.7)
Smoking Yes 153 (18.3)
No 668 (79.9)
Drinking Yes 295 (35.3)
No 526 (62.9)