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Table 1 Study population and response rates in DEGS1

From: German health interview and examination survey for adults (DEGS) - design, objectives and implementation of the first data collection wave

  Total GNHIES98 participants Newly sampled participants
Age group (yrs) N N Response N Response
18–29 1073 19a   1054 40%
30–39 1014 427 49% 587 40%
40–49 1539 901 63% 638 44%
50–59 1592 928 69% 664 46%
60–69 1537 867 73% 670 47%
70–79 1233 653 65% 580 38%
18–79 7988 3795 64% 4193 42%
80–91 164 164 38%   
18–91 a 8152 3959 62% 4193 42%
  1. aGNHIES98 participants were 28–91 years of age at the time of DEGS1.