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Table 1 Descriptive information of study participants (n, %)

From: Possible associations between callers’ degree-of-worry and their socioeconomic status when contacting out-of-hours services: a prospective cohort study

Demographics and socioeconomic variables on Degree-of-worry (DOW)
  Total
n = 6869 (%)
Low (1–3)
n = 4243 (61.8)
High (4–5)
n = 2626 (38.2)
Gender
 Female 4007 2456 (61.3) 1551 (38.7)
 Male 2862 1787 (62.4) 1075 (37.6)
Age (year)
 Mean, SD 46.5 ± 20.0 43.4 ± 18.7 51.6 ± 20.9
 18–30 1920 1354 (70.5) 566 (29.5)
 31–40 1175 836 (71.1) 339 (28.9)
 41–50 1072 681 (63.5) 391 (36.5)
 51–60 915 527 (57,6) 388 (42.4)
 61–70 694 360 (51,9) 334 (48.1)
 71–80 639 292 (45.7) 347 (54.3)
 > 80 454 193 (42.5) 261 (57.5)
Educational level
 Low 1763 968 (54.9) 795 (45.1)
 Middle 2820 1773 (62.9) 1047 (37.1)
 High 1990 1349 (67.8) 641 (32.2)
 Missing 296 153 (51.7) 143 (48.3)
Household income, DKK
 Low (< 189,460) 2211 1218 (55.1) 993 (44.9)
 Middle (189,460-291,175) 1978 1225 (61.9) 753 (38.1)
 High (> 291,175) 1940 1300 (67.0) 640 (33.0)
 Missing 740 500 (67.6) 240 (32.4)
Marital status
 Married/cohabiting 3847 2450 (63.7) 1397 (36.3)
 Single 3022 1793 (59.3) 1229 (40.7)
Ethnicity
 Danish 5710 3678 (64.4) 2032 (35.6)
 Non-Danish Western 287 170 (59.2) 117 (40.8)
 Non-Western 872 395 (45.3) 477 (54.7)