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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents and focus group participants

From: Primary prevention in general practice – views of German general practitioners: a mixed-methods study

  Survey respondents n = 474 Focus group participants n = 15 Source population (Berlin chamber of physicians) n = 1168
Age Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
< 35 0 0 1 (0,1)
35 – 49 182 (38) 6 (40) 319 (27)
50 – 64 235 (50) 6 (40) 662 (57)
≥ 65 50 (11) 0 186 (16)
Missing 7 (2) 3 (20) -
Sex    
Male 152 (32) 3 (20) 494 (42)
Female 313 (66) 9 (60) 674 (58)
Missing 9 (2) 3 (20) -
Practice type    
Individual 266 (56) 5 (33) 941 (81)
Group 185 (39) 3 (20) 216 (18)
Ambulatory healthcare center 9 (2) 3 (20) 11 (1)
Missing 14 (3) 4 (27) -
Patient structure 1 Mean (SD2) Mean (SD2)  
Statutory health insurance patients 87 (18) 92 (7) -
Patients with private health insurance 13 (18) 8 (7) -
  1. 1The percentage of patients in each general practice according to insurance status.
  2. 2Standard deviation.