Table 1

Characteristics of the 19 multimorbid patients interviewed for the study
Number of patients
Gender
Female 13
Male 6
Age
65–69 years 4
70–74 years 2
75–79 years 8
80–85 years 5
Mean age 75 years
Marital status
Married 11
Divorced 2
Widowed 6
Number of children
0 2
1 6
2 6
3 2
4 2
5 1
Mean number of children 2
Education
No degree 4
Lower secondary (,,Volksschule“) 11
Higher secondary (,,Mittlere Reife“) 4
Vocational training
Yes 11
No 8
Active at the labour market during lifetime
Yes 19
Years treated by current GP
0–5 years 1
6–10 years 5
11–15 years 8
More than 15 years 5
Mean years 13 years

Löffler et al.

Löffler et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-45

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