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Table 3 Demographic attributes and self rated health status of patients

From: Patient satisfaction and side effects in primary care: An observational study comparing homeopathy and conventional medicine

   CP HP
   # % # %
Nr. of Patients   1363 53.9 1702 47.5
Age a Mean 53.93   47.47  
Female Patients a Proportion 804 59.0 1276 75.0
Patients with higher education b† Proportion 330 24.7 544 32.4
General health excellent 63 4.7 62 3.7
  Very good 269 20.2 386 23.2
  good 697 52.4 884 53.0
  fair 254 19.1 298 17.9
  poor 46 3.5 37 2.2
Chronic conditions b Proportion > 3 months 630 46.2 1018 59.8
Main health problems* Proportion of subjective "severe" conditions 240 19.8 368 22.9
  1. aSignificant differences between groups using analysis of variance or chi-square test
  2. bSignificant differences between groups using logistic regression with age and gender as additional cofactors.
  3. university or college degree