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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of older participants based on the NHES-V, Thailand (n 7,300)

From: Socio-demographic characteristics associated with the dietary diversity of Thai community-dwelling older people: results from the national health examination survey

Characteristics Weighted number (%)
Male 3,222 (44.1)
Age (year)
  60 – 74 5,380 (73.7)
  75 – 84 1,635 (22.4)
  ≥ 85 285 (3.9)
Highest educational level
  No formal education 691 (9.5)
  Primary education 5,766 (79.3)
  Secondary education or higher 814 (11.2)
Wealth index
  Poorest 1,732 (28.9)
  Poor 1,061 (17.7)
  Average 1,091 (18.2)
  Rich 1,121 (18.7)
  Richest 989 (16.5)
  Living alone 576 (7.9)
  Urban 2,978 (40.8)
  1. NHES-V the fifth Thai National Health Examination Survey
  2. *Total sample size varies because of the variety of missing values