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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Impact of health literacy, accessibility and coordination of care on patient’s satisfaction with primary care in Germany

Variable N %
Participants 1125  
Age
 Mean ± SD 52.43 ± 17.73  
 Range 18 - 96  
 18–34 years 227 20.2
 35–49 years 262 23.3
 50–64 years 330 29.3
  ≥ 65 306 27.2
Gender
 Female 680 60.4
 Male 445 39.6
Migration status
 Non-migrant 921 81.9
 Migrant 197 17.5
Education degree
 Middle school degree 192 17.1
 Intermediate high school degree 298 26.5
 Vocational degree 116 10.3
 University entrance qualification 254 22.6
 University degree 195 17.3
Income
 Below average 515 45.8
 Average 191 17.0
 Above average 220 19.6
 Not sure 199 17.6
Insurance status
 Statutory health insurance 963 85.6
 Private insurance 151 13.4
 GP as regular doctor 1066 94.8
Overall health status
 Very good 408 36.3
 Good 444 39,5
 Fair 202 18.0
 Poor 61 5.4
Chronic conditions
  < 2 chronic conditions 715 63.6
  ≥ 2 chronic conditions 334 29.7
 Diabetes 99 8.8
 Coronary artery disease 143 12.7
 Hypertension 349 31.0
 Asthma 114 10.1
 Depression 134 11.9
  1. Note: Percentages do not always add up to 100, due to missing values for several items: migration status (n = 7); education degree (n = 70); income (n = 199); insurance status (n = 11); health status (n = 10); chronic conditions (n = 76)