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Table 1 Socio-demographic data

From: Eurythmy therapy in chronic disease: a four-year prospective cohort study

   Study patients German primary care patients
Items   N Percent Percent Source
Female gender   297/419 71% 53% [43]
Age groups 0–19 years 111/419 26% 14% [43]
  20–39 years 115/419 27% 27% [43]
  40–59 years 150/419 36% 27% [43]
  60–75 years 43/419 10% 21% [43]
   Adult study patients enrolled after 1 Jan 1999 German population
"Fachhochschule" or university entrance qualification   172/280 61% 19% [44]
University degree   76/279 27% 6% [44]
Wage earners   8/280 3% 18% [44]
Unemployed during last 12 months Economically active patients 7/147 5% 10% [44]
Living alone   57/278 20% 21% [44]
Net family income < 900 € per month   33/231 14% 16% [44]
Alcohol use daily (EYT) vs. almost daily (Germany) Male 1/53 2% 28% [45]
  Female 7/227 3% 11%  
Regular smoking Male 9/53 17% 37% [46]
  Female 40/226 18% 28%  
Sports activity ≥ 1 hour weekly Age 25–69 116/257 45% 39% [47]
Body mass index < 18.5 (low) Male 4/53 8% 1% [48]
  Female 12/223 5% 4%  
Body mass index ≥ 25 (overweight) Male 8/53 15% 56% [48]
  Female 69/223 31% 39%  
Permanent work disability pension   20/279 7% 3% [49]
Severe disability status   24/279 9% 12% [50]
Sick leave days in the last 12 months, mean (SD) Economically active patients 33.0 (68.3) days 17.0 days [51]