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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: A retrospective analysis of health systems in Denmark and Kaiser Permanente

  Kaiser Permanente (%) Danish Population (%)
Age in years   
   0–4 6.0 6.4
   5–15 15.0 13.0
   16–44 43.1 40.2
   45–64 25.7 25.6
   65–74 6.3 8.1
   75–84 3.2 5.2
   ≥ 85 0.7 1.8
Educational level   
Less than high school 5.3 37.4
High school or higher 54.9 42.3
Bachelors degree or higher 39.8 20.3
Household income in USD (thousands)   
   < 15 6.1 16.0
   15–25 9.2 14.6
   25–35 11.1 13.8
   35–50 17.5 15.6
   50–65 12.9 17.9
   65–80 13.3 11.1
   80–100 12.1 6.1
   > 100 17.9 4.9
  1. Data on educational level of KP membership is from 2002.
  2. Danish utilisation index is from 2001; index adjusted for age, sex and income where all inhabitants older than 15 years = 100.
  3. Data on household income levels of Kaiser Permanente membership is from 1998.