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Table 1 Age, gender, and deprivation status, intellectual disabilities versus controls

From: Multiple physical and mental health comorbidity in adults with intellectual disabilities: population-based cross-sectional analysis

Variable Intellectual disabilities No intellectual disabilities
Number (%) Number (%)
Total (%) 8014 (0.6 %) 1,416,364 (99.4 %)
Gender (% male) 4518 (56.4 %) 694,911 (49.1 %)
Mean Age (sd) 43.1 (15.8) 48.0 (18.3)
Age group   
 18–24 1192 (14.9) 150,501 (10.6)
 25–34 1419 (17.7) 227,977 (16.1)
 35–44 1811 (22.6) 277,182 (19.6)
 45–54 1639 (20.5) 252,155 (17.8)
 55–64 1116 (13.9) 218,217 (15.4)
 65–74 593 (7.4) 154,687 (10.9)
 75 and above 244 (3.0) 135,645 (9.6)
Deprivation Quintile   
 Least Deprived 959 (11.9) 271,070 (19.1)
 2 1421 (17.7) 302,733 (21.4)
 3 1849 (23.0) 320,398 (22.6)
 4 1757 (21.9) 269,627 (19.0)
 Most Deprived 2028 (25.3) 252,536 (17.8)
  1. All difference significant at p < 0.001