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Table 3 Descriptives of study population

From: Non-participation in chlamydia screening in the Netherlands: determinants associated with young people’s intention to participate in chlamydia screening

  Total New letter PHS letter No letter
N 1448 389 346 713
Age (SD) 24.1 (3.5) 24.0 (3.6) 23.9 (3.4) 24.3 (3.4)
Gender (male:female) 370:1078 103:286 88:258 179:534
education level     
none or primary school 58 22 9 27
Pre-vocational secondary education (VMBO) 81 21 27 33
Secondary vocational education (MBO) 197 51 39 107
Senior general secondary education (HAVO) or Pre-university education (VWO) 382 105 96 181
Higher professional education (HBO) 264 76 70 118
University education (WO) 466 114 105 247
  1. No significant difference between groups. All p’s > .17.