TABLE 3 :PERCENTAGE OF THE ELDERLY BY HEALTH CHARACTERISTICS, SEX AND AREA, 1994.
Health Characteristics
Sex
Area
Total
Male
Female
Municipal Area
Non-Municipal Area
Total (Number) 4,011,854 1,801,780 2,210,074 759,789 3,252,065
Health 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Very Well6.99.05.29.26.4
    Well31.434.329.032.231.2
    Fair35.834.337.133.436.4
    Bad23.020.225.422.123.3
    Very Bad2.92.23.33.12.7
Walk Inside the House 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Yes92.994.791.589.793.7
    With Somebody Help4.63.05.96.04.3
    No2.52.32.64.32.0
Walk Outside 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Yes86.890.184.182.088.0
    With Somebody Help8.46.110.310.77.8
    No4.83.85.67.34.2
Seeing 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Good53.658.449.761.151.9
    Fair45.440.949.238.047.1
    Can not See1.00.71.10.91.0
Hearing 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Good78.179.976.779.177.9
    Fair21.219.422.720.721.3
    Can not Hear0.70.70.60.20.8
Chewing 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Good51.954.649.659.150.2
    Fair48.145.450.440.949.8

Source : Report of the 1994 Survey of Elderly in Thailand, National Statistical Office.