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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the total study sample (N = 2508)

From: Untying chronic pain: prevalence and societal burden of chronic pain stages in the general population - a cross-sectional survey

Variable N (%)
Gender  
 Female 1334 (53.2)
Age [years]  
 Mean (SD) 49.7 (17.3)
Family status  
 Married/living together 1315 (52.4)
Education  
 No school finished 67 (2.7)
 In school 78 (3.1)
 Primary or secondary school 1898 (75.7)
 High school or higher 455 (18.1)
 Missing 10 (0.4)
Current professional status  
 Working fulltime 996 (39.7)
 Working partial time 310 (12.4)
 Without job 142 (5.7)
 Pensioner 745 (29.7)
 Homemaker 42 (1.7)
 Schooling or university education 150 (6.0)
 Other (e.g. maternity leave) 19 (0.8)
 Missing 104 (4.1)
Family net income per month (€)  
 < 750 114 ( 4.5)
 750 -1250 403 (16.1)
 1251-2500 735 (29.3)
 > 2500 1180 (47.0)
 Missing 76 (3.0)
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