Table 1

Comparison of baseline characteristics between the population that visited the Golden Age Visit and the population that did not visit the Golden Age Visit

Demographics
All
n=9022
Golden Age Visit
n=1421
No Golden Age Visit
n=7601
P value*
Age, years (SD)83.9 (3.7)84.1 (5.9)83.8 (5.7)0.121
Range60–8560–8560–85
Female, n (%)4935 (54.7)795 (55.9)4140 (54.5)0.31
Residing in the periphery, n (%)550 (6.1)91 (6.4)459 (60)0.63
Socioeconomic status, n (%)0.11
 High2192 (24.3)341 (24.3)1851 (24.6)
 Medium663 (47.3)3732 (49.6)
 Low398 (28.4)1941 (25.8)
Oncological disease, n (%)4395 (48.7)519 (36.5)2955 (38.9)0.09
Hypertension, n (%)8330 (92.3)1323 (93.1)7007 (92.2)0.25
IHD, n (%)6382 (70.4)980 (69)5402 (71.1)0.11
COPD, n (%)1386 (15.4)235 (16.5)1151 (15.1)0.19
Fall, n (%)8334 (92.4)1367 (96.2)6967 (91.7)<0.001
DM, n (%)4815 (53.7)764 (53.8)4051 (53.3)0.75
Osteoporosis, n (%)4564 (50.6)778 (54.8)3786 (49.8)<0.001
Antidepressants, n (%)3846 (42.6)630 (44.3)3216 (42.3)0.16
Cognitive problem, n (%)2951 (32.7)757 (53.3)2194 (28.9)<0.001
  • Descriptive data are presented as means and SD for continuous variables, and percentages for categorical variables.

  • *Difference between Golden Age Visit and No Golden Age Visit.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; IHD, ischaemic heart disease.