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Table 1 Sociodemographic variables in Thuringian and nationwide samples (unweighted and weighted, according to Bethlehem et al. [20])

From: Determinants of sepsis knowledge: a representative survey of the elderly population in Germany

  Thuringian sample Nationwide sample
Unweighted data Weighted data Unweighted data Weighted data
Gender
 Male 253 (36.1) 308 (44.0) 318 (45.4) 313 (44.7)
 Female 447 (63.9) 392 (56.0) 383 (54.6) 388 (55.3)
Age (years)
 60–69 310 (44.3) 326 (46.5) 318 (45.4) 308 (44.0)
 70–79 273 (39.0) 266 (38.0) 268 (38.2) 278 (39.7)
 80+ 117 (16.7) 109 (15.5) 115 (16.4) 114 (16.3)
Education level
 Low 77 (11) 120 (17.2) 372 (53) 590 (85)
 Intermediate 258 (36.9) 467 (66.7) 146 (20.8) 46 (6.6)
 High 345 (49.3) 95 (13.5) 167 (23.8) 50 (7.2)
 No data 20 (2.9) 18 (2.6) 16 (2.2) 14 (2)
Health insurance
 Statutory 654 (93.4) 670 (95.7) 519 (74) 569 (81.1)
 Private 38 (5.4) 25 (3.6) 177 (25.2) 126 (18.0)
 No data 8 (1.1) 5 (0.7) 5 (0.7) 6 (0.8)
Influenza vaccination 352 (50.3) 365 (52.1) 341 (48.6) 332 (47.4)
Pneumococci vaccination 190 (27.1) 168 (24.0) 139 (19.8) 141 (20.1)
  1. Data presented as N (%). We coded education as low, medium and high, following the International Standard Classification of Education ISCED-97 classification. Vaccination status indicates the self-reported status for influenza in the 2016 season and pneumococcal vaccination during the previous 10 years