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Table 2 Patient characteristics and age in categories (%)

From: Diagnostic scope in out-of-hours primary care services in eight European countries: an observational study

  Countries
  Belgium
(N = 1368)
Denmark
(N = 974)
Germany
(N = 1076)
Netherlands
(N = 2048)
Norway
(N = 3000)
Slovenia°
(N = 2637)
Spain
(N = 1402)
Switzerland*
(N = 649)
Gender (male; %) 44.3 48.3 33.7 47.5 46.7 46.9 43.3 36.5
Age (mean; year) 36.2 34.1 42.5 35.2 35.4 51.2* n.a. 58.9
Age in categories (years)         
0-4 15.0 19.6 9.1 13.4 15.9 5.6 4.7 0
5-11 9.4 8.1 9.9 10.2 9.7 5.4 7.6 0.5
12-17 4.6 5.6 6.9 7.0 5.3 2.8 5.6 1.4
18-24 8.2 11.4 8.6 9.9 10.1 7.9 12.3 5.1
25-34 15.1 11.6 7.1 13.2 12.3 14.6 21.5 13.5
35-44 12.4 9.3 10.5 13.0 12.3 13.6 17.1 14.2
45-54 10.4 8.8 12.8 9.1 7.9 15.2 9.2 10.3
55-64 7.1 8.4 7.7 8.1 9.4 13.3 8.3 9.0
65-74 5.4 5.9 10.6 6.4 5.6 10.6 7.3 10.0
75 and more 12.4 11.2 16.8 9.8 11.5 11.0 6.3 36.1
  1. * Missings: Switzerland: gender 40.1% and age 8.8% (data collection error); °Slovenia: age missing for two 2 settings (74.1%); Spain no information on age.