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Table 2 Characteristics of the 10/66 Cohort

From: Development of a healthy ageing index in Latin American countries - a 10/66 dementia research group population-based study

Country Total (%) Cuba (%) Dominican Republic (%) Peru (%) Venezuela (%) Mexico (%) Puerto Rico (%)
Total 12,865 2944 2011 1933 1965 2003 2009
Women 8288 (64%) 1913 (65%) 1325 (66%) 1183 (61%) 1252 (64%) 1268 (63%) 1347 (67%)
Men 4568 (36%) 1031 (35%) 684 (34%) 750 (39%) 713 (36%) 735 (37%) 655 (33%)
Age (years)
 65–69 3644 (28%) 760 (26%) 533 (27%) 554 (29%) 839 (43%) 544 (27%) 414 (21%)
 70–74 3308 (26%) 789 (27%) 520 (26%) 493 (26%) 469 (24%) 581 (29%) 456 (23%)
 75–79 2689 (21%) 639 (22%) 397 (20%) 399 (21%) 345 (18%) 426 (21%) 483 (24%)
 80+ 3211 (25%) 749 (25%) 561 (28%) 486 (25%) 308 (16%) 451 (23%) 656 (33%)
Marital Status
 Never married 1044 (8%) 275 (9%) 139 (7%) 213 (11%) 189 (10%) 105 (5%) 123 (6%)
 Married/ cohabiting 5845 (45%) 1271 (43%) 586 (29%) 1092 (56%) 921 (47%) 1008 (50%) 967 (48%)
 Widowed 4245 (33%) 928 (32%) 806 (40%) 524 (27%) 549 (28%) 766 (38%) 672 (33%)
 Divorced/ separated 1644 (13%) 462 (16%) 465 (23%) 93 (5%) 261 (13%) 123 (6%) 240 (12%)
Education
 None 1370 (11%) 75 (3%) 392 (19%) 121 (6%) 156 (8%) 554 (28%) 72 (4%)
 Some, did not complete primary 3606 (28%) 655 (22%) 1022 (51%) 231 (12%) 445 (23%) 864 (43%) 389 (19%)
 Completed primary 3807 (30%) 979 (33%) 370 (18%) 727 (38%) 965 (49%) 351 (18%) 415 (21%)
 Completed secondary 2483 (19%) 728 (25%) 135 (7%) 517 (27%) 266 (14%) 124 (6%) 713 (35%)
 Tertiary (college) 1504 (12%) 499 (17%) 73 (4%) 321 (17%) 93 (5%) 108 (5%) 410 (20%)
Self-rated health in past 30 days
 Very good 1819 (14%) 301 (10%) 272 (14%) 409 (21%) 288 (15%) 392 (20%) 157 (8%)
 Good 5058 (39%) 1250 (42%) 699 (35%) 687 (36%) 847 (43%) 639 (32%) 936 (47%)
 Moderate 4958 (39%) 1113 (38%) 852 (42%) 748 (39%) 697 (35%) 800 (40%) 748 (37%)
 Bad 775 (6%) 228 (8%) 145 (7%) 66 (3%) 70 (4%) 142 (7%) 124 (6%)
 Very bad 182 (1%) 43 (1%) 41 (2%) 15 (1%) 17 (1%) 29 (1%) 37 (2%)