Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics (reported in 2008) of respondents and non-respondents (excluding invalid addresses)

From: Life satisfaction and longitudinal changes in physical activity, diabetes and obesity among patients with cardiovascular diseases

  Respondents Non-respondents P§
  N = 1289 N = 2346  
Age (years) 64.1 (11.2) 64.5 (12.6) 0.3924
Gender
 Male 70.7 64.6 0.0002
 Female 29.3 35.4  
Nationality
 Luxembourgish 74.8 70.2 0.0040
 Other 25.2 29.8  
Marital status
 Married 75.5 66.8 <.0001
 Single/divorced/widowed 24.5 32.2  
Level of education
 Primary 44.5 56.2 <.0001
 Secondary 40.0 31.3  
 Superior 15.5 12.5  
Professional status
 Manual worker 28.8 35.7 <.0001
 Employee 36.3 29.4  
 Executive 8.9 5.8  
 Other 26.0 29.1  
Occupation
 Retired 70.3 64.2 0.0004
 Other 29.7 35.8  
Hypertension
 Yes 60.1 69.0 <.0001
 No 39.9 31.0  
Hypercholesterolemia
 Yes 60.3 62.6 0.1879
 No 39.7 37.4  
Diabetes
 Yes 23.5 29.4 0.0002
 No 76.5 70.6  
BMI
 Normal 25.2 26.4 0.2260
 Overweight 44.4 41.4  
 Obese 30.4 32.2  
Physical activity
 Yes 68.0 51.9 <.0001
 No 32.0 48.1  
Tobacco consumption
 Yes 17.1 25.9 <.0001
 No 82.9 74.1  
  1. §Significant p-value: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  2. Means (s.d.) or %