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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Determinants for acceptance of preventive treatment against heart disease – a web-based population survey

  Participants
Total, n 1069
Gender, n (%)  
 Female 521 (48.7)
 Male 548 (51.3)
Age, mean (SD) 50.8 (5.8)
Age groups, n (%)  
 40-44 180 (16.8)
 45-49 278 (26.0)
 50-54 267 (25.0)
 55-60 344 (32.2)
Health status, n (%)  
 Good/very good 668 (62.5)
 Fair 325 (30.4)
 Poor/very poor 75 (7.0)
Experience with heart disease, n (%)  
 Yes, have or have had myself 55 (5.3)
 Yes, family member has had 245 (23.6)
 No 739 (71.1)
Household income, n (%)  
 Low (<80,000 USD) 329 (34.2)
 Medium 368 (38.2)
 High (≥130,000 USD) 266 (27.6)
Education, n (%)  
 Low (≤ high school) 243 (22.9)
 Medium 717 (67.5)
 High (university degree) 102 (9.6)