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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Self-monitoring of health data by patients with a chronic disease: does disease controllability matter?

Characteristics   Study sample (n = 627)
Mean (sd) or n (%)
Non response (n = 667)
Mean (sd) or n (%)
Age in years   65.1 (sd = 11.6) 63.5 (sd = 14.3)
Gender Male 313 (49.9%) 313 (46.9%)
Level of education Low 199 (31.7%) 220 (32.98%)
  Medium 276 (44.0%) 276 (41.38%)
  High 152 (24.2%) 122 (18.29%)
Missing = 49 (7.4%)
Chronic condition One 306 (48.8%) 321 (48.1%)
  Two or more 321 (51.2%) 343 (51.4%)
Missing = 3 (0.5%)
Data collection By post 376 (60.9%)  
  Online 248 (39.6%)  
  By telephone 3 (0.5%)  
General self-efficacy   3.12 (sd = 0.6)  
Physical Health Composite Score   42.81 (sd = 11.4)  
Willing to self-monitor   348 (55.5%)