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Table 1 Characteristics of the total study population*

From: Knowledge, health beliefs and attitudes towards dementia and dementia risk reduction among the Dutch general population: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Total study population (n = 655)
Age in years, mean (SD) 57.6 (13.4)
 30–45 years 137 (21%)
 45–65 years 303 (46%)
 65–80 years 215 (33%)
Gender, female 355 (54%)
Partner, yes 488 (75%)
Education
 Low to middle 262 (40%)
 High 393 (60%)
Employed, yes 371 (57%)
 Work hours, mean (SD) 31.8 (11.7)
Health behaviours
 Physically inactive 391 (60%)
 Poor-to-moderate adherence to MIND diet 655 (100%)
 Excessive alcohol user 222 (34%)
 Current smoker 82 (13%)
  1. Abbreviations: N number, SD standard deviation; *Noted in N (%) unless indicated otherwise