Table 1: Demographics of 2000 Census in Georgia and GCS study participants. In (b) and (c) entries for Participants and 2000 Census are for centenarians and near-centenarians.
(a) Age Distribution, 2000 Census versus GCS Participants

Participants2000 Census

AgeNumberPercentNumberPercent
986125%362 30%
99482027523
100–1041265252642
105+94816
TOTAL244100%1244100%

(b) Gender Distribution, 2000 Census versus Participants

Participants2000 Census

GenderNumberPercentNumberPercent
Male3715%23719%
Female20785100781
TOTAL244100%1244100%

(c) Race Distribution, 2000 Census versus Participants

Participants2000 Census

RaceNumberPercentNumberPercent
Black5221%39732%
Non-Black19279847 68
TOTAL244100%1244100%