Table 1

Characteristics of the study population
Variables Category n (%)
Center
1 314 (20.5)
2 617 (40.4)
3 598 (39.1)
Gender
Men 886 (58.1)
Women 639 (41.9)
Age
<45 328 (21.5)
45-55 264 (17.3)
55-65 461 (30.1)
>65 476 (31.1)
Professional activity
Yes 459 (32.5)
No 953 (67.5)
Family situation
Alone 270 (18.8)
Not alone 1164 (81.2)
Study level
Primary school 335 (24.3)
Middle and high school 751 (54.7)
University 288 (21.0)
Place of residence
At home 1405 (98.2)
Institution 14 (1.0)
Other 11 (0.8)
Intervention
Surgery 755 (50.5)
Interventional 299 (20.0)
Medical 440 (29.5)
Diagnosis
ENT Ophtalmology 126 (8.4)
Cardiovascular  33 (2.2)
Gastroenterology 370 (24.6)
Endocrinology 125 (8.3)
Neurology 267 (17.7)
Oncology 219 (14.6)
Pneumology 129 (8.6)
Rheumatology  39 (2.6)
Urology Nephrology 174 (11.6)
Others 24 (1.4)
Use of psychotropic drugs
Yes 291 (20.4)
No 1135 (79.6)

Kepka et al.

Kepka et al. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2013 11:134   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-11-134

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