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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Willingness to pay for flexible working conditions of people with type 2 diabetes: discrete choice experiments

  General population   T2D sample   Matched sample  
  n = 600 n = 693 n = 539
  n % n % n %
Gender
 Male 309 52 420 61 315 58
 Female 291 49 273 39 224 42
Higest obtained education
 Primary school/short education 270 45 401 58 244 45
 Medium long/long education 330 55 292 42 295 55
Employment sector
 Public 360 40 309 45 205 38
 Private 240 60 384 55 332 62
Type of employment
 Full-time 574 96 577 83 498 92
 Part-time 26 4 116 17 41 8
Income level
 Low (below 6711 €)a 272 45 336 48 211 39
 High (above 6711 €)a 251 42 274 40 259 48
 Prefer not to answer 77 13 83 12 68 13
Relative or friend with diabetes?
 No 335 62 184 66
 Yes 205 38 352 34
Diagnosed with diabetes
 Type 1 diabetes 17 3 0 0
 Type 2 diabetes 43 7 693 100
Blood glucose lowering medicine
 Yes 27 5 544 78
 No 573 95 149 22
Insulin treatment
 Yes 6 1 149 22
 No 594 99 544 78
Diabetes specific complications b
 Yes 36 6 120 17
 No 564 94 573 83
Self-rated health
 Good 443 74 375 54 410 76
 Bad 157 26 318 46 129 24
Perceived severity of T2D c
 Severe 174 29 224 34 149 28
 Not severe 404 67 446 65 374 69
 Don’t know 22 4 3 1 16 3
  1. aConversion from DKK (Danish Krone) to Euro is based on the average exchange in 2015 of 7.45
  2. bDiabetes specific kidney complications, foot damage, eye changes or ‘other’
  3. cWhen you think of the disease T2D how do you perceive it?
  4. -item not surveyed in this sample