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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: The impact of health literacy, patient-centered communication and shared decision-making on patients’ satisfaction with care received in German primary care practices

Variable Number Percent
Participants 1125  
Age
 Mean ± SD 52.43 ± 17.73  
 Range 18 – 96  
 18–34 years 227 20.2
 35–49 years 262 23.3
 50–64 years 330 29.3
 ≥ 65 306 27.2
Gender
 Female 680 60.4
 Male 445 39.6
Migration status
 Non-migrant 921 82.4
 Migrant 197 17.6
Education degree
 Middle school degree 192 17.1
 Intermediate high school 298 26.5
 degree 254 22.6
 University entrance qualification 195 17.3
Insurance status
 Statutory health insurance 963 85.6
 Private insurance 151 13.4
Primary care access status
 Personal general practitioner 1066 94.8
Overall health status
 Very good 408 36.3
 Good 444 39.5
 Fair 202 18.0
 Poor 61 5.4
Chronic conditions
 < 2 chronic conditions 715 68.2
 ≥ 2 chronic conditions 334 31.8
 Diabetes 99 8.8
 Coronary artery disease 143 12.7
 Hypertension 349 31.0
 Asthma 114 10.1
 Depression 134 11.9