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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects

From: Pain, quality of life and activity in aged evacuees living in temporary housing after the Great East Japan earthquake of 11 March 2011: a cross-sectional study in Minamisoma City, Fukushima prefecture

  Assembled group (n = 60) Individual group (n = 11)
Male/Female 12/48 4/7
Age (average ± SD) 74.8 ± 8.4 82.1 ± 4.7
Living   
 Alone 12 (20 %) 4 (36 %)
 With husband/wife 33 (55 %) 5 (45 %)
 With son/daughter 15 (25 %) 2 (19 %)
Comorbidities   
 Hypertension 19 (32 %) 6 (55 %)
 Diabetes mellitus 7 (12 %) 1 (17 %)
 Heart disease 2 (3 %) 0 (0 %)
 Hyperlipemia 10 (17 %) 1 (17 %)
 Brain infarction 5 (8 %) 0 (0 %)
 Others 10 (17 %) 4 (36 %)
  1. There were no significant differences between the Assembled group and the Individual group