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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in analysis across the treatment arms (n = 222)

From: Limits of the social-benefit motive among high-risk patients: a field experiment on influenza vaccination behaviour

  Social-benefit Self-benefit p-value*
Age, median years (mean ± SD) 59 (57 ± 17) 60 (56 ± 18) 0.68
Gender
 Female 47 (44) 59 (56) 0.33
 Male 59 (51) 57 (49)
Diagnosis at admission
 Infectious disease 32 (41) 47 (59) 0.11
 Other diagnosis 74 (52) 69 (48)
Ward
 Infectious Diseases 22 (42) 31 (58) 0.57
 Internal Medicine 46 (53) 41 (47)
 Neurology 31 (48) 34 (52)
 Other 7 (41) 10 (59)
Education
 Less than high school degree 81 (47) 93 (53) 0.50
 High school degree or above 25 (52) 23 (48)
Objective risk group (medical assessment)
 High 77 (48) 82 (52) 0.75
 Low 29 (46) 34 (54)
Subjective risk group (patient perception)
 High 26 (51) 25 (49) 0.60
 Low 80 (47) 91 (53)
  1. Note. Number of persons (%), unless otherwise indicated. * t-test for age, χ2 otherwise