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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Participants’ expectations and experiences with periodic health examinations in Austria - a qualitative study

  Total (n = 30)
Age (ø, years) 49.4
Gender (%)
 Women 46.7
 Men 53.3
Place of residence (%)
 City/town 70.0
 Countryside 30.0
Country of birth (%)
 Austria 100
 Others 0
Nationality (%)
 Austrian 100
 Others 0
Education (%)
 Compulsory school 6.7
 Apprenticeship 23.3
 Vocational secondary school without school leaving certificate (“Matura”) 3.3
 School leaving certificate (“Matura”) 33.3
 University/Polytechnic 33.3
Average frequency of periodic health examinations (%)
 Annually 66.7
 Every 2 years 20.0
 Every 3 to 5 years 10.0
 Less than every 5 years 3.3