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Table 2 Background characteristics of the patients and the GPs per patient group

From: Discussing patients’ insurance and out-of-pocket expenses during GPs’ consultations

  Patient (n = 475) GP (n = 28)
Age in years (M(SD)) 54.8 (17.7) 47.7 (10.1)
Gender (n(%))
 Woman 273 (57.5) 16 (57.1)
Educational level (n(%))
 None1 11 (2.3) 0 (0.0)
 Low2 201 (42.3) 0 (0.0)
 Medium3 92 (19.4) 0 (0.0)
 High4 163 (34.3) 28 (100.0)
 Missing 8 (1.7) 0 (0.0)
  1. 1None no education; 2Low primary school or only vocational training; 3Medium secondary school or intermediate vocational training; 4High tertiary education