Table 1

Age and sex distributions of study populations

Age (years)MaleFemaleMale and female (% of total)
Hovsgol (1995) sample
40–49134 (10.3)
50–59279 (23)
60–6931215 (38.5)
⩾704711 (28.2)
Total10 (25.6)29 (74.4)39 (100)
Ömnögobi (1997) sample
40–49134 (6.8)
50–5951217 (28.8)
60–6941519 (32.2)
⩾ 7081119 (32.2)
Total (%)18 (28.2)41 (71.8)59 (100 )