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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants in the validation study

From: Validation of a French-language version of the health education impact Questionnaire (heiQ) among chronic disease patients seen in primary care: a cross-sectional study

  Total sample
(n = 332)
Test-retest subgroup
(n = 50)
Age, years: mean (SD) 52.47 (11.6) 55.7 (9.4)
Sex: male/female 172 / 160 23 / 27
Education: n (%) High school (not completed) 59 (17.9) 2 (4.0)
High school (completed) 111 (33.3) 23 (46.0)
College 98 (29.4) 13 (26.0)
University 64 (19.4) 12 (24.0)
Annual family income in CAD: n (%) <20,000) 42 (12.6) 2 (4.2)
20,000-29,999 34 (10.2) 5 (10.4)
30,000-39,999 43 (12.9) 5 (10.4)
40,000-49,999 49 (14.8) 8 (16.7)
≥50,000 164 (49.5) 29 (58.3)
Marital status: n (%) Married 245 (73.8) 42 (84.0)
Single 46 (13.9) 5 (10.0)
Divorced/separated 25 (7.5) 1 (2.0)
Widowed 16 (4.8) 2 (4.0)
Occupation: n (%) Work 194 (58.4) 27 (53.1)
Without work 53 (16.1) 6 (12.2)
Retired 85 (25.5) 17 (34.7)
Information about CD2: mean (SD) DBMA1 10.31 (7.07) 10.9(7.1)
Number of CD 4.91 (2.39) 5.4 (2.6)
  1. 1DBMA - Disease burden morbidity assessment
  2. 2CD–Chronic diseases