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Table. 2.

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

Variable Living alone (n=599) P-value Living with others (n=1,905) P-value
Eating with others Eating alone Eating with others Eating alone
Sex Male 22.8 22.9 0.981 47.6 31.8 0.001
Female 77.2 77.1 52.4 68.2
Age (y) ≥75 54.8 61.9 0.119 40.1 48.5 0.080
65–74 45.2 38.1 59.9 51.5
Occupation Employed 28.6 25.6 0.515 31.1 20.7 0.015
Unemployed 71.4 74.4 68.9 79.3
Alcohol consumption Yes 66.4 66.1 0.964 75.8 67.4 0.082
No 33.6 33.9 24.2 32.6
Smoking Yes 24.4 24.2 0.971 37.9 31.8 0.208
No 75.6 75.8 62.1 68.2
Chronic disease Yes 83.9 85.3 0.692 87.8 88.4 0.840
No 16.1 14.7 12.2 11.6
Body mass index ≥25 40.6 46.7 0.324 42.0 47.4 0.525
18.5–24.9 57.9 50.8 55.8 51.1
<18.5 1.6 2.5 2.2 1.5
Self-rated health Bad 33.4 44.4 0.013 31.4 39.9 0.068
Good–Moderate 66.6 55.6 68.6 60.1
Aerobic exercise No 66.4 76.8 0.011 68.3 78.4 0.018
Yes 33.6 23.2 31.7 21.6
Average sleep hours (d) ≥7 hr 63.1 61.3 0.706 66.7 51.1 0.001
<7 hr 36.9 38.7 33.3 48.9
Insurance NHI 84.7 80.5 0.296 96.6 93.1 0.082
MAP 15.3 19.5 3.4 6.9
Health screening Yes 78.3 66.7 0.006 74.1 69.4 0.269
No 21.7 33.3 25.9 30.6

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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