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Research Article

Different Multimorbidity Measures Result in Varying Estimated Levels of Physical Quality of Life in Individuals with Multimorbidity: A Cross-Sectional Study in the General Population

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population ().

Study population

Age, mean (SD) 22 missing51.3 (12.5)
Males, (%): 693 (40.5)
Annual household income (CAN), (%) 46 missing
 Less than 20,000196 (11.5)
 20,000 to 49,999699 (40.9)
 50,000 or more769 (45.0)
Education level, (%) 8 missing
 Less than high school376 (22.0)
 Completed high school521 (30.5)
 College/university 805 (47.1)
Socioeconomic status, (%) 66 missing
 Low230 (13.5)
 Middle-low 345 (20.2)
 Middle-high 733 (42.9)
 Elite group336 (19.6)

SD: standard deviation; Socioeconomic classes were derived from a data-driven combination of the following variables: education level, perceived financial situation, house ownership, presence or absence of medical insurance, and possession of a retirement plan.

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