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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Predictive factors of Quality of Life in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

Demographic characteristics Numbers Percentage
Gender Female 236 47.2
Male 264 52.8
Marital status Single 29 5.8
Married 271 54.2
Divorced 51 10.2
Widowed 149 29.8
Level of educational attainment Illiterate 72 14.4
Elementary 160 32.0
Secondary 218 43.6
Academic 50 10.0
Economic situation Low 51 10.2
Average 251 50.2
Good 159 31.8
Excellent 39 7.8
Insurance No 75 15.0
Yes 425 85.0
Job Housewife/Unemployed 184 36.8
Retired 263 52.6
Employed 53 10.6
Living arrangement With spouse 188 37.6
With spouse and children 75 15.0
With children 82 16.4
Alone 146 29.2
Others 9 1.8
Number of children 0 35 7.0
1–3 107 21.4
4–5 131 26.2
 > 5 227 45.4
COVID-19 infection in family, friends, or neighbors No 126 25.2
Yes 374 74.8
COVID-19 death in family, friends, or neighbors No 331 66.2
Yes 169 33.8
Number of physical disease 0 45 9.0
1–2 226 45.2
 ≥ 3 229 45.8
Variable Mean SD
Age (years) 69.17 6.75