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A profile of seniors in British Columbia




Women • More than one-third of women under the age of 65 have no chronic conditions, compared to 18 percent of those age 65 to 74, and 9 percent of those age 75 and over. [...] One percent of people age 65 to 74, 7 percent of those age 75 to 84, and 26 percent of those age 85 and older have dementia.2. [...] Compared • 8 percent of senior men and 6 percent of senior women age 65 to the Rest to 74 reported having a bachelor degree in 2000/2001, com- of the pared to 12 percent of men and women in younger age groups.


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