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Table 2 Health status problems of studied elderly people (n = 235)

From: Relationship between morality, happiness, and social support among elderly people

Variables No. %
Chronic diseases 185 78.7
Types of chronic diseases
 Hypertension 111 47.2
 Heart diseases 50 21.3
 Renal disease 14 6.0
 Arthritis 76 32.3
 Diabetes 77 32.8
 CNS diseases 11 4.7
 Liver diseases 14 6.0
 Osteoporosis 21 8.9
 Respiratory system diseases 14 6.0
 Digestive system diseases 35 14.9
 Thyroid diseases 9 3.8
Medication 185 78.7
Number of medication
 Mean ±SD 3.1 ± 2.9
 Range 0–18