Table 1: Frequencies of demographic characteristics among centenarian respondents at Time 1 ( ) and Time 2 survivors ( ).

VariableT1 respondentsT2 survivors
% %

Marital status
 Single96.7%58.1%
 Married64.5%34.8%
 Widowed11686.6%5385.5%
 Divorced32.2%11.6%
 Total134100.0%62100.0%
Education
 0–4 years1914.1%1116.1%
 4–8 years3928.8%2333.8%
 Some high school1611.9%1014.7%
 High school139.6%45.9%
 Business/trade85.9%45.9%
 Some college1914.1%710.3%
 College128.9%57.4%
 Graduate school96.7%45.9%
 Total135100.0%68100.0%
Income
 $1,000–1,99921.9%23.7%
 $2,000–2,99943.8%35.6%
 $3,000–3,9991110.5%916.6%
 $4,000–49992019.0%1018.5%
 $5,000–5,9992422.9%1120.3%
 $6,000–6,999109.5%47.4%
 $7,000–9,9991514.3%713.0%
 $10,000–14,99965.7%35.6%
 $15,000–19,99921.9%
 $20,000–29,99965.7%35.6%
 $40,000 and over54.8%23.7%
 Total105100.0%54100.0%