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Table 2 General information about the sample

From: The impact of accessibility and service quality on the frequency of patient visits to the primary diabetes care provider: results from a cross-sectional survey performed in six European countries

  English region Finnish region German region Greek region Dutch region Spanish region Total sample
Statistics determining the study samplea
Questionnaires distributed 3343 436 462 600 779 625 6245
Questionnaires returned 475 (14.2%) 183 (42.0%) 286 (61.9%) 179 (29.8%) 400 (51.3%) 115 (18.4%) 1638 (26.2%)
Sufficient language competenceb 313 (9.4%) 183 (42.0%) 282 (61.0%) 179 (29.8%) 387 (49.7%) 115 (18.4%) 1459 (23.4%)
Sufficient datac 286 (8.6%) 135 (31.0%) 221 (47.8%) 153 (25.5%) 304 (39.0%) 71 (11.4%) 1170 (18.7%)
Participants included 213 (6.4%) 135 (31.0%) 218 (47.2%) 153 (25.5%) 296 (38.0%) 71 (11.4%) 1086 (17.4%)
Complete datad 160 (4.8%) 103 (23.6%) 172 (37.2%) 110 (18.3%) 227 (29.1%) 57 (9.1%) 829 (13.3%)
  1. a Percentages refer to questionnaires distributed
  2. b The English sample contained a large proportion of persons with Bangladeshi ethnicity who had lower levels of stated proficiency in the English language
  3. c Participants with complete data for the criterion variable and the four focal predictor variables and with at most two missing values for the control variables
  4. d Participants with complete data for all investigated variables