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Table 1 Demographical characteristics of the study participants (n = 388)

From: Nutrition self-efficacy assessment: designing and psychometric evaluation in a community-dwelling elderly population

VariablesNo. %
Age (mean ± SD,66.2 ± 3.2)   
 60–659524.5
 65–7024863.9
 70–754311.1
Gender   
 Female15539.9
 Male23360.1
Marital status   
 Married37997.7
 Widow61.5
 Divorced10.3
 Single20.5
Education level   
 Illiterate153.9
 Primary education194.9
 High school diploma28372.9
 Academic education7118.3
Employment status   
 Laborer153.8
 Farmer225.7
 Self-employed15138.9
 Housewife10025.8
 Retired10025.8