Table 3: Current health problems of the centenarians of Beira Interior ( = 101).

MaleFemaleTotalp
( = 14)( = 87)

High blood pressure5 (35.7%)19 (21.8%)24 (23.8%)0.209

Heart condition5 (35.7%)15 (17.2%)20 (19.8%)0.109

Diabetes1 (7.1%)3 (3.4%)4 (4%)0.455

Chronic lung disease3 (21.4%)11 (12.6%)14 (13.9%)0.301

Stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, or other serious problems with stomach or bowels4 (28.6%)7 (8%)11 (36,6%)0.044

Cirrhosis or any other serious liver problems011 (1%)0.861

Problems with kidneys02 (2.3%)2 (2%)0.741

Frequent urinary infections04 (4.6%)4 (4%)0.545

Urinary incontinence5 (35.7%)27 (31%)32 (31.7%)0.473

Prostate problems (for men)3 (21.4%)--

Problems with vision11 (78.6%)50 (57.5%)61 (60.4%)0.113

Problems with hearing11 (78.6%)63 (72.4%)74 (73.3%)0.452

Arthritis (hands, knee, hip, shoulder, and spine)019 (21.8%)19 (18.2%)0.043

Osteoporosis08 (9.2%)8 (7.9%)0.289

Other medical conditions1 (7.1%)8 (9.1%)9 (9.9%)0.637