Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Discovery of Novel Sources of Vitamin B12 in Traditional Korean Foods from Nutritional Surveys of Centenarians

Table 1

Characteristics of Korean centenarian subjects.

Lee et al. [6]Kwon et al. [7]Kwak et al. [9]

n(M/F)54 (6/48)117 (13/104)70 (0/70)

Age (years) 1 0 2 . 1 ± 1 . 7 (100–108) 1 0 2 . 2 ± 1 . 9 (100–108) 1 0 2 . 2 ± 1 . 9 (100–108)

Education (%)
 None50.0/89.6/90.5
 Elementary50.0/10.4/9.5

Illiteracy (%)86.3

Smoking, currently (%)19.640.0/17.4/25.7

Living arrangement (%)
 Alone0.0/6.3/9.2
 With family100/93.7/90.8
 Only with spouse16.7/0.0/0.0

Weight (kg)
 M
 F
5 2 . 3 ± 3 . 9
3 4 . 4 ± 7 . 6

BMI
 M
 F
2 2 . 2 ± 0 . 6
1 7 . 6 ± 3 . 6

Male/female.