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Table 2 Participant demographics

From: Assessment of balance and risk for falls in a sample of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older

Characteristic % (n = 101)
Gender  
   Female 67
   Male 33
Mean age in years (range) 73.3 (65–91) SD = 6.5
Marital status  
   Married or living with partner 45
   Widow/widower living alone 25
   Single/divorced living alone 30
Race/ethnicity  
   White 86
   Black/African American 5
   Asian/Pacific Islander 5
   Hispanic 4
   American Indian 0
   Mixed race 0
Educational level  
   Did not complete high school 6
   High school diploma 24
   Some college 29
   College degree 21
   Post-graduate degree 14
   Professional school 7
Employment  
   Employed full-time 13
   Employed part-time 62
   Retired 25
  1. All numbers are expressed as percents, unless otherwise specified