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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: Personality and the physician-patient relationship as predictors of quality of life of cardiac patients after rehabilitation

Average age (SD) 61.1 (10.9)
Gender  
% of men 82.4
Level of education (highest level Completed)  
% elementary school 52.6
Employment  
% employed 41.0
Monthly household income (%)  
< 500 Euro 4.0
500 -1.000 Euro 10.0
1.000 - 1.500 Euro 23.3
1.500 - 2.000 Euro 24.1
2.000 - 2.500 Euro 19.3
2.500 - 3.000 Euro 7.2
3.000 - 3.500 Euro 5.2
> 3.500 Euro 6.8
Acute event/surgery  
% Myocardial infarction 65.7
% PTCA 62.3
% Bypass
(Multiple choices possible)
34.7
Chronification (%)  
Acute event 45.7
< 1 year 29.0
1-2 years 6.1
3-5 years 6.5
6-10 years 4.1
> 10 years 7.2