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Table 2 Participants’ response to different social exclusion indicators (N = 30,366)

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

Social exclusion domain N %
Exclusion from Civic activity & social relation
Non-voter behaviour
  Non voter 1087 3.6
  Voter 29,279 96.4
Attended political/ community/ organization group meetings
  No 26,176 86.2
  Yes 4190 13.8
Attended cultural performances/ shows/ cinema
  No 22,724 74.9
  Yes 7642 25.1
Attended religious functions/ events such as bhajan/ satsang/ prayer
  No 14,291 47.1
  Yes 16,075 52.9
Living alone
  No 28,628 94.3
  Yes 1738 5.7
Exclusion from services
Received poorer services than other people at store/ restaurants
  No 28,305 93.2
  Yes 2061 6.8
Received poorer services than other people from doctor
  No 28,491 93.8
  Yes 1875 6.2
  1. Note: LASI provided sampling weights were applied