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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables.

From: Assessing the construct validity of the Italian version of the EQ-5D: preliminary results from a cross-sectional study in North Italy

Characteristic N %
Age (years)   
   18–24 95 6.3
   25–34 268 17.9
   35–44 273 18.2
   45–54 254 17.0
   55–64 229 15.3
   65–74 205 13.7
   > 75 173 11.6
Gender   
   Male 718 48
   Female 779 52
Education   
   < 5 years 49 3
   5 years 435 29
   8 years 402 27
   13 years 490 33
   > 13 years 104 7
Occupation   
   Manager/Director 32 2
   Professional 80 6
   Business man 179 12
   Employee 305 21
   Labors 193 13
   House keeping 169 12
   Student 44 3
   Retired 410 28
   Unemployed 25 2
Marital status   
   Single 380 25.5
   Married 930 62.4
   Widowed 149 10.0
   Divorced/Separated 31 2.1