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Table 1 Characteristics of survey participants with and without missing data in 2005, 2009 and 2013

From: Increases in waist circumference independent of weight in Mongolia over the last decade: the Mongolian STEPS surveys

  2005 2009 2013
  Missing No missing Missing No missing Missing No missing
Final sample size 26 3102 125 5039 150 5119
Age (Mean ± SD) 34 ± 12.3 40.9 ± 13.0 31.6 ± 8.8 38.3 ± 11.4 31.1 ± 9.3 37.3 ± 11.9
Sex (% Male) 46.1 48.5 17.2 41.2 14.8 45.2
Education (% Tertiary) 19.2 20.4 28.7 23.9 39.6 29.2
Employment (% Employed) 38.5 56.7 57.4 60.3 58.4 65.1
Geographical location (% Urban) 69.2 50.5 62.3 52.9 40.3 49.0
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation