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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (%)

From: Nutrition and physical activity counselling by general practitioners in Lithuania, 2000–2014

Characteristics Males
n = 2508
Females
n = 3359
p
Age    p < 0.001
 20–34 19.3 12.1  
 35–44 25.1 19.4  
 45–54 28.7 33.9  
 55–64 26.9 34.6  
Highest educational attainment    p < 0.001
 Secondary school or lower 45.7 37.7  
 Vocational school or college 31.8 38.6  
 University 22.5 23.7  
Place of residence    0.748
 City 42.4 42.0  
 Another place 57.6 58.0  
Body mass index    p < 0.001
  ≥ 25 - < 30 kg/m2 68.3 59.7  
  ≥ 30 kg/m2 31.7 40.3  
Family status    p < 0.001
 Unmarried 18.2 31.3  
 Married 81.8 68.7  
Number of chronic conditions (last 12 month)    p < 0.001
 0 28.9 28.8  
 1 39.6 32.0  
 2 17.9 19.5  
  ≥ 3 13.6 19.7  
Number of the visits to a GP (last 12 month)    p < 0.001
 1–2 53.9 37.1  
  ≥ 3 46.1 62.9  
  1. GP general practitioner