Table 1

Comparison of the distribution of socio demographic characteristics of the telephone survey with the official statistics for Germany

Survey %

Survey weighted %

Official statistic* %


Sex

male

46.5

48.4

48.3

female

53.5

51.6

51.7

Age Group

14 – 19

6.5

7.4

8.0

20 – 29

8.5

12.6

12.8

30 – 39

15.5

18.1

17.6

40 – 49

22.5

18.6

17.7

50 – 59

18.1

14.5

14.5

60 – 69

16.4

14.5

15.6

70 – 79

9.9

11.0

9.5

80 – 89

2.6

3.2

3.7

90 and above

0.1

0.1

0.6

Education

Still in education Ausbildung

2.8

3.6

5.6

< High School

23.7

24.8

41.3

= High School Diploma

34.5

32.1

24.8

> High School

38.4

38.5

19.9


* Source: [26]

Börner et al. BMC Dermatology 2009 9:6   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-9-6

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