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Table 1 Sample characteristics, LASI wave 1, 2017-18 (N = 30,366)

From: Social exclusion and mental health among older adults: cross-sectional evidence from a population-based survey in India

Characteristics N %
Age group
 60-69 18,062 59.5
 70-79 9039 29.8
 80+ 3265 10.8
Gender
 Men 14,315 47.1
 Women 16,051 52.9
Place of residence
 Rural 21,581 71.1
 Urban 8785 28.9
Marital status
 Married 18,752 61.8
 Non-married 11,614 38.3
Educational status
 No formal education 17,144 56.5
 Formal education 13,222 43.5
Wealth index
 Poor 13,148 43.3
 Middle 6376 21.0
 Rich 10,842 35.7
  1. Note: LASI provided sampling weights were applied