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Table 1 Baseline sample characteristics by gender in the USA and England

From: Comparing relationships between health-related behaviour clustering and episodic memory trajectories in the United States of America and England: a longitudinal study

Variables USA – Men (N = 7354) USA – Women (N = 10,396) England – Men (N = 3769) England – Women
(N = 4722)
Mean (S.E.)
Episodic memory score 9.6 (0.05) 10.4 (0.04) 10.0 (0.1) 10.4 (0.1)
Age 64 (0.1) 65 (0.1) 66 (0.2) 67 (0.2)
%
HRB clustering
 Multi-HRB cluster 56.3 31.0 77.7 43.4
 Inactive cluster 21.3 26.6 22.3 33.0
 Smoking cluster 22.4 - - -
 Ex-smoking cluster - 42.3 - 23.7
Birth cohort
 Born in 1950–1959 39.1 37.2 31.7 29.3
 Born in 1940–1949 33.7 32.2 35.9 33.7
 Born in 1930–1939 18.2 18.8 22.6 22.9
 Born in 1929 and earlier 8.9 11.9 9.8 14.0
Marital status
 Married or partnered 73.6 56.5 77.0 61.0
 Separated, divorced or single 20.5 22.8 14.7 16.7
 Widowed 5.9 20.7 8.3 22.3
Education
 First stage of tertiary or more 37.8 30.0 18.5 10.2
 Upper secondary education 48.8 55.5 23.2 17.3
 Lower secondary education 9.2 10.7 22.4 22.7
 Primary education or less 4.3 3.9 35.9 49.8
Wealth
 Highest 26.8 23.2 20.5 16.6
 2nd 22.6 21.9 19.7 18.7
 3rd 19.8 19.6 20.2 19.4
 4th 17.2 19.0 19.1 20.8
 Lowest 13.7 16.2 20.5 24.5
Labour force status
 Work full-time or part-time 48.0 39.6 37.5 26.4
 Unemployed 4.4 3.3 2.0 0.5
 Retired 44.1 47.0 53.4 58.4
 Disabled 1.9 2.4 5.6 4.7
 Not in the labour force 1.6 7.7 1.5 10.0
Presence of any long-term condition
 No 10.6 10.3 28.4 23.6
 Yes 89.4 89.7 71.6 76.4
  1. S.E. Standard error