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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 647)

From: Socioeconomic factors and effect of evidence-based patient information about primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus - are there interactions?

  Intervention group Control group
  n = 313 n = 334
Variable % N % N
Gender (male) 39.6 124 38.3 128
Age 50–70 years 43.8 137 44.3 148
50.1 ± 7.4 50.0 ± 7.6
Education level: high (12 or 13 years) 59.7 187 65.0 217
Education level: medium (10 years) 27.8 87 25.5 85
Education level: low (9 years or no high-school education or other kind of basic education) 12.5 39 9.6 32
Vocational training: yes 97.4 305 98.2 328
Employment: yes 79.9 250 79.9 267
Subjective social status (3 values): high 16.6 52 16.2 54
Subjective social status (3 values): medium 54.6 171 51.2 171
Subjective social status (3 values): low 28.8 90 32.6 109
Good knowledge (outcome)
Education level: high (12 or 13 years) 49.2 92/187 19.4 42/217
Education level: medium (10 years) 31.0 21/87 10.6 9/85
Education level: low (9 years or no high-school education or other kind of basic education) 23.1 9/39 9.4 3/32