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Table 1 Demographics and travel characteristics of older travellers

From: Retrospective analysis of older travellers attending a specialist travel health clinic

CharacteristicsFrequency (N)Proportion (%)
Age
 Mean Age (Years)65.42 
 60–64 years15546.4
  > =65 years17953.5
 Total334 
Gender
 Male15446.1
 Female18053.8
 Total334 
Country of origin
 Ireland28987.3
 UK288.4
 USA61.8
 Germany20.6
 Ghana20.6
 Philippines20.6
 Poland10.3
 UAE10.3
 Total331 
Travel alone/accompanied
 Alone7021.1
 With one3510.5
 With two15546.8
 With three185.4
 Between 4 and 103510.6
 More than 11185.4
 Total331 
Occupation
 Retired23569.9
 All Employees5416.1
 Constructors257.4
 Medical Practitioners123.6
 Others102.9
 Total336100
Accommodation
 Hotel27983.0
 Hostel82.4
 Camping51.5
 Cruise51.5
 Others195.7
 Unknown51.5
 Multiple154.5
 Total336100
Purpose of travel
 Business123.6
 Holiday26077.6
 Assignment133.9
 Trekking51.5
 Visiting friends-relatives236.9
 Others10.2
 Unknown41.1
 Multiple175.0
 Total335100