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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study sample (n = 294)

From: Validity and responsiveness of the EQ-5D in assessing and valuing health status in patients with somatoform disorders

Age in years
 mean (SD) 49.06 (12.51)
 median 49
Gender
 male 25.2%
 female 74.8%
Martial statusa
 unmarried 20.0%
 married 65.6%
 separated/ divorced 10.3%
 widowed 4.1%
Living arrangementb
 living alone 22.3%
 living with spouse/ partner 70.0%
 living withe parents/ relatives 4.9%
 other 2.8%
Educationc
 no school graduation 1.4%
 secondary school graduation 73.1%
 technical college/ university entrance qualification 13.3%
 college/ university degree 11.9%
 other (e.g. school for mentally handicapped children) 0.3%
  1. a 4 missing values of this variable (n= 290).
  2. b 7 missing values of this variable (n = 287).
  3. c 8 missing values of this variable (n = 286).