Table 3

Demographic attributes and self rated health status of patients

CP

HP

#

%

#

%


Nr. of Patients

1363

53.9

1702

47.5


Agea

Mean

53.93

47.47


Female Patientsa

Proportion

804

59.0

1276

75.0


Patients with higher educationb†

Proportion

330

24.7

544

32.4


General health

excellent

63

4.7

62

3.7

Very good

269

20.2

386

23.2

good

697

52.4

884

53.0

fair

254

19.1

298

17.9

poor

46

3.5

37

2.2


Chronic conditionsb

Proportion > 3 months

630

46.2

1018

59.8


Main health problems*

Proportion of subjective "severe" conditions

240

19.8

368

22.9


aSignificant differences between groups using analysis of variance or chi-square test

bSignificant differences between groups using logistic regression with age and gender as additional cofactors.

university or college degree

Marian et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008 8:52   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-8-52

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