Table 2: Income of the Beira Interior Portuguese centenarians ( = 101).

MaleFemaleTotalp
( = 14)( = 87)

Main source of incomePension6 (42.9%)62 (71.3%)68 (67.3%)0.008
Social security7 (50%)23 (26.4%)30 (29.7%)
Financial aid by children1 (7.1%)01 (1%)
N/A-2 (2.3%)2 (2%)

Income per month<€2501 (7.1%)17 (19.5%)18 (17.8%)0.243
€250–50010 (71.4%)56 (64.4%)66 (65.3%)
€500–7502 (14.3%)5 (5.8%)7 (6.9%)
€750–1,0001 (7.1%)1 (1.1%)2 (2%)
N/A-8 (9.2%)8 (7.9%)

Income managementYou cannot make ends meet6 (42.9%)34 (39%)40 (39.6%)0.021
You just manage to get by3 (21.4%)40 (45.9%)43 (42.6%)
You have enough money with a little extra5 (35.7%)7 (8%)12 (11.9%)
Money is not a problem03 (3.4%)3 (3%)
N/A-3 (3.4%)3 (3%)

Cover medical expensesNot difficult at all4 (28.6%)13 (14.9%)17 (16.8%)0.566
Not very difficult5 (35.7%)28 (32.2%)33 (32.7%)
Somewhat difficult4 (28.6%)26 (29.9%)30 (29.7%)
Very difficult1 (7.1%)15 (17.2%)16 (15.8%)
N/A-5 (5.7%)5 (5%)