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Table 2 Population characteristics of insured individuals in 2011

From: Identifying patients with chronic conditions using pharmacy data in Switzerland: an updated mapping approach to the classification of medications

Variables N (%)
Total 932′612
Gender  
 Women 489′501 (52.5)
Mean age (sd*) 51.4 (19.2)
Language area  
 German 715′443 (76.7)
 French 151′144 (16.2)
 Italian 64′040 (6.9)
 Rhaeto-Romanic 1′985 (0.2)
Insurance plan  
 Managed care  
  Yes 394′362 (42.3)
  No 538′250 (57.7)
 Deductible class (> 500 Swiss francs/year)  
  Yes 283′441 (30.4)
  No 649′171 (69.6)
 Accident coverage  
  Yes 514′930 (55.2)
  No 417′682 (44.8)
One or more chronic condition  
  Yes 578′115 (62.0)
  No 354′497 (38.0)
  1. *Standard deviation.