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Table 1 Demographic and self-reported health data of female bingo players

From: How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

Characteristics Total Under 60 60 and over Difference between groups p < 0.05
Age years (n = 145) M ± SD 56.5 ± 17.7 43.2 ± 13.4 71.1 ± 7.1 NA
SIMD quintiles (n = 147) n (%)
 1 (0–20%) most deprived 35 (24) 22 (29) 13 (19)  
 2 (20–40%) 49 (33) 27 (36) 20 (30)  
 3 (40–60%) 27 (18) 11 (14) 16 (24)  
 4 (60–80%) 31 (21) 13 (17) 16 (24)  
 5 (80–100%) least deprived 5 (4) 3 (4) 2 (3)  
Ethnic background (n = 147) n (%)
 Other 5 (3) 1 (1) 4 (6)  
 White Scottish 142 (97) 75 (99) 64 (94)  
Qualification (n = 136) n (%)
 University or higher 10 (7) 9 (13) 1 (2)  
 Certificate/diploma/trade 54 (40) 29 (41) 25 (38)  
 No formal qualification 72 (53) 32 (46) 39 (60) p = 0.027
Employment status (n = 135) n (%)
 Employed 57 (42) 49 (68) 8 (13)  
 Unemployed 29 (22) 22 (31) 7 (11)  
 Retired 49 (36) 1 (1) 48 (76) P < 0.001
Living alone (n = 145) n (%)
 No 99 (68) 58 (78) 40 (59) p = 0.012
 Yes 46 (32) 16 (22) 28 (41)  
Marital status (n = 143) n (%)
 Separated or divorced 24 (16) 12 (16) 10 (15)  
 Widowed 29 (20) 3 (4) 24 (36) P < 0.001
 Single/never married 30(14) 19 (25) 1 (2)  
 Married or cohabiting 73 (50) 41 (55) 31 (47)  
Self-reported health status (n = 143) n (%)
 Poor 14 (9) 6 (8) 8 (12)  
 Fair 33 (22) 16 (21) 16 (24)  
 Good 52 (35) 32 (42) 17 (25)  
 Very good/excellent 50 (34) 22 (49) 26 (39)  
Self-reported ill health (n = 135) n (%)
 None 82 (61) 47 (66) 31 (53)  
 Yes 53 (39) 24 (34) 28 (48)  
  1. NA not applicable