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Table 1 Mortality cohort characteristics

From: Healthy ageing and the prediction of mortality and incidence dependence in low- and middle- income countries: a 10/66 population-based cohort study

Mortality CohortCubaDominican RepublicMexicoPeruPuerto RicoVenezuelaTotal
Baseline sample (alive at baseline)28132011200319332009196512,734
Vital status determined (% of baseline)2635 (93.7%)1706 (84.8%)1844 (92.1%)1752 (90.6%)1563 (77.8%)1697 (86.4%)11,197 (87.9%)
Interviewed (% of baseline sample)2007 (71.3%)1197 (59.5%)1459 (72.8%)1311 (67.8%)1265 (63.0%)1257 (64.0%)8496 (66.7%)
Deaths (% of those with vital status determined)608 (23.1%)467 (27.4%)209 (11.3%)152 (8.7%)298 (19.1%)200 (11.8%)1934 (17.3%)
Person years of follow-up10,844.67448.65366.75356.86474.37031.042,521.9
Mortality rate per 1000 person-years56.162.738.928.446.028.445.5
Median years of follow-up (25th and 75th centile)4.2 (3.5–5.0)5.0 (3.6–5.1)3.0 (2.9–3.1)3.0 (2.5–3.7)4.3 (3.7–4.7)(4.0–4.8)3.9 (3.0–4.8)
Mean age at baseline (SD)75.2 (7.1)75.3 (7.5)74.3 (6.7)74.8 (7.4)76.3 (7.4)72.5 (6.9)74.8 (7.2)
Female Sex (%)1836 (65.3%)1325 (65.9%)1268 (63.3%)1183 (61.2%)1347 (67.0%)1252 (63.7%)8211 (64.5%)
None did not complete primary education (%)692 (24.6%)1414 (70.3%)1418 (70.8%)352 (18.2%)461 (22.9%)601 (30.6%)4938 (38.8%)
Median number of assets (25th–75th centile)6.0 (5.0–6.0)5.0 (4.0–6.0)6.0 (4.0–6.0)6.0 (6.0–6.0)7.0 (6.0–7.0)6.0 (6.0–7.0)6.0 (5.0–7.0)
No limiting physical impairment (%)1207 (42.9%)599 (29.8%)835 (41.7%)887 (45.9%)708 (35.2%)748 (38.1%)4984 (39.1%)
No stroke (%)2605 (92.6%)1842 (91.6%)1871 (93.4%)1825 (94.4%)1841 (91.6%)1846 (93.9%)11,830 (92.9%)
No ICD10 depressive episode (%)2671 (95.0%)1733 (86.2%)1911 (95.4%)1830 (94.7%)1962 (97.7%)1858 (94.6%)11,965 (94.0%)
No dementia (%)2517 (89.5%)1769 (88.0%)1823 (91.0%)1767 (91.4%)1765 (87.9%)1820 (92.6%)11,461 (90.0%)
Q1 of healthy ageing (highest level)660 (23.5%)199 (9.9%)274 (13.7%)482 (24.9%)347 (17.3%)576 (29.3%)2538 (19.9%)
Self-rated health: very good287 (10.2%)272 (13.5%)392 (19.6%)409 (21.2%)157 (7.8%)288 (14.7%)1805 (14.2%)
  1. SD standard deviation, ICD International Classification of Diseases