Table 1

Characteristics of participants in theGerman Health Update Survey’ (GEDA10) and the GEDA10 follow-up survey
GEDA10 September 2009July 2010 Follow-up survey AprilJuly 2011
n* %* n* %*
Total 22,050 100 2,493 100
Sex
  female 11,347 51.5 1,287 51.6
  male 10,703 48.5 1,206 48.4
Age group
  18-39 years 7,145 32.4 761 30.5
  40-59 years 8,142 36.9 937 37.6
  ≥60 years 6,763 30.7 795 31.9
Place of residence
  Western Federal States 17,433 79.1 1,968 79.0
  Eastern Federal States 4,617 20.9 525 21.0
Underlying chronic disease
  yes 7,260 32.9 972 39.0
  no 14,790 67.1 1,521 61.0
Health care worker
  yes 1,117 5.1 225 9.0
  no 20,933 94.9 2,268 91.0

*Weighted data.

Böhmer et al.

Böhmer et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:938   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-938

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