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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants with statutory health insurance aged 35 years or older

From: Determinants of health check attendance in adults: findings from the cross-sectional German Health Update (GEDA) study

  Men (n = 10 406) Women (n = 16 149)
  n %1 %2 n %1 %2
Age       
 35–44 years 2816 27.1 26.0 4591 28.4 22.8
 45–54 years 2747 26.4 25.9 4313 26.7 23.0
 55–64 years 2082 20.0 18.8 3203 19.8 17.8
 65–74 years 2004 19.3 20.6 2748 17.0 22.9
 75+ years 757 7.3 8.8 1294 8.0 13.5
Socioeconomic status       
 Low 1205 11.6 20.5 2034 12.6 24.2
 Medium 5826 56.0 61.2 10180 63.0 62.6
 High 3291 31.6 18.3 3893 24.1 13.2
 Missing 84 0.8 42 0.3
Marital status       
 Single 1555 14.9 12.0 1704 10.6 6.9
 Separated/divorced/widowed 1786 17.2 13.4 5089 31.5 29.5
 Married and living together 7046 67.7 74.6 9337 57.8 63.6
 Missing 19 0.2 19 0.1
  1. 1Percentage of the sample; 2weighted percentage (weighting factors were used to account for the sampling design and to adjust for distribution of the sample by sex, age, education, and region to match the German population).