Korean Journal of Clinical Geriatrics

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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Participant characteristics by sex

Males Females P-values
Unweighted Number 3,856 5,843
Age, years 73.5±0.1 74.3±0.1 <0.001
LST Disagreement, weighted N (%) 1,678.5 (42.9) 2,395.6 (42.5) 0.724
MMSE score, weighted N (%) <0.001
Normal (≥24) 3,204.6 (81.9) 3,626.3 (64.4)
Mild (20-23) 550.2 (14.1) 1,263.7 (22.4)
Dementia (≤19) 158.3 (4.0) 742.6 (13.2)
Household structure, weighted N (%) <0.001
Alone 477.2 (12.2) 2,059.1 (36.6)
With spouse 2,513.0 (64.2) 2,007.5 (35.6)
With others besides spouse 922.9 (23.6) 1,566.0 (27.8)
Education, weighted N (%) <0.001
Short (<6 years) 396.2 (10.1) 1,959.1 (34.8)
Intermediate (6-<12 years) 2,045.5 (52.3) 2,840.0 (50.4)
Long (≥12 years) 1,471.3 (37.6) 833.5 (14.8)
Personal income, 103 KRW/year 1,711.8±33.8 800.2±11.7 <0.001
With private insurance, weighted N (%) 1,185.8 (30.3) 1,669.9 (29.7) 0.490
Depression, weighted N (%) 76.8 (2.0) 220.3 (3.9) <0.001
Hospitalization, weighted N (%) 560.0 (14.3) 981.0 (17.4) <0.001
Current smokers, weighted N (%) 803.7 (20.5) 167.4 (3.0) <0.001
Current drinkers, weighted N (%) 1,841.9 (47.1) 698.4 (12.4) <0.001
Regular exercise, weighted N (%) 2,174.0 (55.6) 2,400.0 (42.6) <0.001

All variables were presented as mean or percentage±standard errors.

LST, life-sustaining treatment; MMSE, mini-mental state examination.

P-values were calculated from chi-square tests for categorical variables or independent t-tests for continuous variables.

Korean J Clin Geri 2022;23:36-43 https://doi.org/10.15656/kjcg.2022.23.1.36
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