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Table 2 Age, sex, educational level, employment, and co-morbidity by patient group

From: The Swedish RAND-36 Health Survey - reliability and responsiveness assessed in patient populations using Svensson’s method for paired ordinal data

  Dialysis patients N = 84 Cardiac rehabilitation patients N = 97
n (%) n (%)
Age
≤44 8 (9%) 0 (0%)
45–64 19 (23%) 40 (41%)
≥65 57 (68%) 57 (59%)
Sex
Female 35 (42%) 28 (29%)
Male 49 (58%) 69 (71%)
Educational level
Nine-year compulsory school 37 (45%) 38 (39%)
Upper secondary school 31 (37%) 42 (43%)
College/ University 15 (18%) 17 (18%)
Employment
Employed/self-employed 10 (12%) 27 (28%)
Sick leave 6 (7%) 5 (5%)
Retired 54 (65%) 58 (60%)
Other 13 (16%) 7 (7%)
Co-morbidity
No disease 2 (2%) 6 (6%)
One disease 20 (24%) 27 (28%)
Two diseases 18 (21%) 29 (30%)
Three or more diseases 44 (52%) 35 (36%)
  1. Note that not all percentages add to 100 due to rounding to nearest integer