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Table 2 Demographic data and mean activation scores of the PAM13 for the German sample

From: Psychometric evaluation of the German version of the patient activation measure (PAM13)

  N % PAM 13 Score
Sample 4018 100 67.1
Gender    
Male 1796 44.7 68.1
Female 2180 54.3 66.9
Age Groups    
−44 116 2.9 64.4
45-54 272 6.8 64.5
55-64 839 20.9 66.6
65-74 2093 52.1 67.8
75-84 646 16.1 67.1
+85 10   53.1
Education    
Low 2353 58.6 66.5
Middle 673 16.7 67.2
High 205 5.1 70.7
Self-rated Health    
Poor 469 11.7 58.7
Fair 2057 51.2 65.0
Good 1324 33.0 72.2
Very Good 59 1.5 82.0
Excellent 11 0.27 85.1
Diagnosis    
Heart problem 2704 67.3 66.9
Arthrosis 2667 66.4 66.8
Depression 1616 40.1 64.9
Lung Disease 1514 37.7 66.1
Cancer 1684 41.9 67.5
Diabetes 1859 46.3 67.3
Hypertension 3626 90.3 67.1
Anxiety 1731 43.1 65.9
Adipositas 1548 38.5 66.4