Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 1.

General characteristics of the study population by eating with others and eating alone

Variable Eating with others (n=1,945) Eating alone (n=559) P-value
Sex Male 45.4 25.8 <0.001
Female 54.6 74.2
Age (y) ≥75 41.4 57.5 <0.001
65–74 58.6 42.5
Occupation Employed 30.9 24.0 0.005
Unemployed 69.1 76.0
Alcohol consumption Yes 75.0 66.6 0.002
No 25.0 33.4
Smoking Yes 36.7 26.7 <0.001
No 63.3 73.3
Chronic disease Yes 87.5 86.3 0.536
No 12.5 13.7
Body mass index ≥25 41.9 46.9 0.181
18.5–24.9 56.0 50.9
<18.5 2.1 2.2
Self-rated health Bad 31.5 42.9 <0.001
Good–Moderate 68.5 57.1
Aerobic exercise No 68.1 77.3 <0.001
Yes 31.9 22.7
Average sleep hours (d) ≥7 hr 66.4 58.0 0.001
<7 hr 33.6 42.0
Insurance NHI 95.6 84.7 <0.001
MAP 4.4 15.3
Health screening Yes 74.5 67.6 0.006
No 25.5 32.4
Living alone Yes 8.7 67.2 <0.001
No 91.3 32.8

Data are presented as percentages.

NHI, National Health Insurance; MAP, Medical Aid Program.

P-values by chi-square test.

Korean J Fam Pract 2021;11:457~463 https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2021.11.6.457
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