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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: The usefulness of a free self-test for screening albuminuria in the general population: a cross-sectional survey

  Respondents
(n = 71,714)
Total group of testers
(n = 996,927)
Dutch adult population in 2006*
Age categories    
   18-29 years (%) 4.6 12.2 18.4
   30-39 years (%) 10.5 17.9 19.1
   40-49 years (%) 19.3 23.3 19.9
   50-59 years (%) 32.3 24.7 17.8
   60-69 years (%) 25.8 15.5 12.0
   70 years and older (%) 7.5 6.4 12.8
Gender (% female) 53.9 53.0 51.0
Education    
   No/Low 6.4 -- --
   Medium 61.8 -- --
   High 31.8 -- --
Alcohol use    
   No 53.0 -- --
   Low 27.8 -- --
   Medium 14.5 -- --
   High 4.7 -- --
BMI (mean (SD)) 25.5 (3.8) -- --
Smoking    
   Current 13.7 -- --
   Former 49.4 -- --
   Never 36.9 -- --
Cardiovascular diseases    
   Hypertension (%) 19.3 -- --
   Hypercholesterolaemia (%) 14.1 -- --
   Previous myocardial infarction (%) 0.9 -- --
Diabetes Mellitus 5.7 -- --
  1. * Source: Statistics Netherlands http://www.cbs.nl