Table 1

Characteristics of Adult Health Monitor participants (N = 41.155)
Total sample N = 41.155 Online completion n = 16.940 Interest n = 9.169 Participation n = 5.168
Age (19–64) (Mean, SD) 44.78, 12.70 43.19, 12.42 43.23, 12.77 43.94, 12.67
Sex (%)
   Men 44.7 51.1 52.6 53.8
   Women 55.3 48.9 47.4 46.2
Education level (%)
   Low 23.2 14.7 13.2 10.6
   Medium 48.5 48.9 47.7 46.9
   High 28.2 36.4 39.1 42.6
Work situation (%)
   Employed 72.8 77.1 76.5 76.3
   Unemployed 27.2 22.9 23.5 23.7
Marital status (%)
   In a relationship 76.8 77.0 75.4 76.0
   Not in a relationship 24.2 23.0 24.6 24.0
Native country (%)
   The Netherlands 93.3 93.5 93.8 95.0
   Other 6.7 6.5 6.2 5.0
BMI (kg m−2) (%)
   <18.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.7
   ≥18.5 to 25 50.9 51.5 51.1 52.6
   ≥25 to <30 35.1 35.4 35.6 35.4
   ≥30 12.4 11.7 11.8 10.4
Physical activity (%)
   Adherence 78.4 77.1 77.7 79.1
   Non-adherence 21.6 22.9 22.3 20.9
Vegetable consumption (%)
   Adherence 31.2 29.9 30.4 31.5
   Non-adherence 68.8 70.1 69.6 68.5
Fruit consumption (%)
   Adherence 49.7 46.1 45.8 45.9
   Non-adherence 50.3 53.9 54.2 54.1
Smoking behavior (%)
   Adherence 74.7 77.6 78.1 81.7
   Non-adherence 25.3 22.4 21.9 18.3
Alcohol intake (%)
   Adherence 73.6 73.6 72.3 71.7
   Non-adherence 26.4 26.4 27.7 28.3
Total number of guidelines
   0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.7
   1 7.2 7.5 7.3 6.5
   2 21.3 22.1 22.4 20.9
   3 33.6 34.1 33.9 35.5
   4 27.1 26.2 26.3 26.6
   5 9.9 9.1 9.2 9.7
Personal judgment lifestyle
Very unhealthy 5.7 5.5 5.6 6.5
Unhealthy 61.8 61.6 60.3 61.8
Not unhealthy / not healthy 28.9 28.9 29.4 27.5
Healthy 3.2 3.7 4.3 3.9
Very healthy 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3
K10 (Mean, SD) 15.41, 6.26 15.17, 5.90 15.47, 6.08 15.21, 5.71
SF-12 (Mean, SD) 39.76, 5.63 40.09, 5.29 39.88, 5.39 40.12, 5.19

Schneider et al.

Schneider et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:721   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-721

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