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Table 3 Prevalence of reported social problems

From: Promoting independence, health and well-being for older people: a feasibility study of computer-aided health and social risk appraisal system in primary care

Problema n, % sample size = 454
Badly affected by recent life event (missing = 1) 188 (41.5%)
Upkeep of home difficult (missing = 10) 99 (22.3%)
Transport difficulties limit activity (missing = 8) 58 (13.0%)
Environment reduces quality of life (missing = 13) 32 (7.3%)
Environment limits activity (missing = 10) 24 (5.4%)
Unsafe in home (missing = 17) 20 (4.6%)
Difficult to keep home warm (missing = 7) 20 (4.5%)
Difficulty paying bills (missing = 7) 29 (6.5%)
Difficulty managing money (missing = 8) 18 (4.0%)
Concerned others might take/have taken advantage financially (missing = 8) 39 (8.7%)
Unsure if getting all benefits (missing = 32) 179 (42.4%)
Caring for another (missing = 11) 73 (16.5%)
Lonely much of the time (missing = 12) 31 (7.0%)
  1. aData missing for some participants as indicated