Table 1: Sociodemographic profile of the Beira Interior Portuguese centenarians ( = 101) by sex.

MaleFemaleTotalp

SexFemale14 (13.9%)87 (86.1%)101

Age (in years)0.576
Mean (±SD)100.93 ± 1.439101.17 ± 1.519101.14 ± 1.504
Median100.50101101
Range (min/max)100–105100–108100–108

Marital statusNever married06 (6.9%)6 (5.9%)0.018
Married2 (14.3%)1 (1.1%)3 (3%)
Widowed12 (85.7%)80 (92%)92 (91.1%)

Did you attend school?No5 (35.7%)42 (48.3%)47 (46.5%)0.617
No, but can read and write1 (7.1%)6 (6.9%)7 (6.9%)
Yes8 (57,1%)37 (42.5%)45 (44.6%)
N/A-2 (2.3%)2 (2%)

Years of education0.044
Mean (±SD)2.46 (± 2.757)1.28 (± 1.775)1.45 (± 1.969)
Median300
Range (min/max)0/90/70/9

Type of accommodationHouse/flat8 (57.1%)39 (44.8%)47 (46.6%)0.637
Nursing home5 (35.7%)45 (51.7%)50 (49.5%)
Other1 (7.1%)3 (3.4%)4 (4%)

Residence outside PortugalNo9 (64.3%)77 (88.5%)86 (85.1%)0.033
Yes5 (35.7%)10 (11.5%)15 (14.9%)