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Table 2 Basic characteristics of the studied participants

From: Gender differences in prevalence and associations for use of CAM in a large population study

  Total (n = 11104) Women (n = 8577) Men (n = 5227) p-value
Percentage women 52.9    
Mean age 56.75 56.58 56.94 0.1182
Median age (range) 58 (30–87) 58 (30–87) 59 (30–87)  
Living with a spouse/partner % 75.9 69.8 82.5 <0.0001
University degree % 39.9 38.8 41 <0.0001
Self-reported good health % 67 66.2 68 <0.0001
Self-reported poor health % 5.2 5.8 4.5 <0.0001
Mean self-reported health (0–100) 77.5 77.1 78 0.0322
Median self-reported health (0–100) 80 80 80  
More than 400 000 NOK in household income during past 12 months % (69 000$/52000€) 62.9 56.9 69.4 <0.0001
Less than 125 000 NOK (21 500 $/16 400 €) in household income during past 12 months %. 2.5 3.6 1.3 <0.0001
Seen a GP during past 12 months % 82.2 86 77.9 <0.0001
  1. 1Pearson Chi-Square test.
  2. 2Anova test.
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