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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of veterans with ankle-foot injuries (n = 1079)

From: Health-related quality of life and the ability to perform activities of daily living: a cross-sectional study on 1079 war veterans with ankle-foot disorders

Item Demographic characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Age group Less than 35 years 14 1.3
35–44 years 96 9.0
45–54 years 677 62.7
55–64 years 213 19.7
65 years and more 79 7.3
Disability percent Less than 25% 231 21.4
25%–49% 661 61.3
50%–69% 137 12.7
70% 50 4.6
Education level Illiterate 86 8.0
Under high school diploma 508 47.0
High school diploma 303 28.1
University education 182 16.9
Employment Employed 301 27.9
Employment status 494 45.8
Unemployed 284 26.3
Other injuriesa Chemical 140 12.4
Mental health 337 29.8
Spinal cord 37 3.3
Physical (head/face, trunk, upper/lower limbs) 117 10.3
None 501 44.2
BMI Underweight 17 1.6
Normal weight 327 30.3
Overweight 514 47.6
Obese 221 20.5
  1. BMI Body Mass Index
  2. aThe total number of other injuries is more than the sample size. Some participants had a total of more than one injury