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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample

From: The mediational role of physical activity, social contact and stroke on the association between age, education, employment and dementia in an Asian older adult population

  Unweighted
N
Unweighted
%
Weighted
%
Overall 2421 100 100
Age group    
 60–74 1403 58.0 74.8
 75–84 633 26.2 19.4
 85+ 385 15.9 5.7
Gender    
 Men 1039 42.9 43.0
 Women 1382 57.1 57.0
Ethnicity    
 Chinese 931 38.5 82.6
 Malay 728 30.1 9.8
 Indian 728 30.1 6.1
 Others 34 1.4 1.5
Marital status    
 Never married 108 4.5 6.8
 Married/cohabiting 1419 58.7 65.4
 Widowed 798 33.0 22.8
 Divorced/separated 94 3.9 5.0
Education    
 None 502 20.9 17.1
 Some, but did not complete primary 579 24.1 23.8
 Completed primary 597 24.8 24.1
 Completed secondary 488 20.3 22.5
 Completed tertiary 241 10.0 12.5
Employment status    
 Paid work (part-time and full-time) 632 26.4 32.9
 Unemployed 30 1.3 1.4
 Homemaker 782 32.7 27.2
 Retired 947 39.6 38.5