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Table 3 Age and gender distribution of patients with chronic diseases and of the total population

From: Chronic-disease patients and their use of out-of-hours primary health care: a cross-sectional study

  Patients with one chronic disease Patients with two or more chronic diseases All patients with chronic diseases Total population
  Heart disease Lung disease Diabetes Psychiatric disease Cancer    
Gender (n (%))        
Male 134 (58.0) 500 (43.9) 512 (53.6) 125 (49.2) 374 (36.8) 582 (45.2) 2,227 (45.3) 6,334 (45.5)
Female 97 (42.0) 639 (56.1) 443 (46.4) 129 (50.8) 671 (64.2) 706 (54.8) 2,685 (54.7) 7,596 (54.5)
All 231 (100.0) 1,139 (100.0) 955 (100.0) 254 (100.0) 1,045 (100.0) 1,288 (100.0) 4,912 (100.0) 13,930 (100.0)
Age groups in years (n (%))     
18-40 7 (3.0) 273 (24.0) 125 (13.1) 129 (50.7) 183 (17.5) 59 (4.6) 776 (15.8) 5,331 (38.3)
41-60 51 (22.1) 315 (27.7) 264 (27.6) 88 (34.7) 217 (20.8) 258 (20.0) 1,193 (24.3) 3,503 (25.2)
61-75 63 (27.3) 261 (22.8) 271 (28.4) 31 (12.2) 276 (26.4) 444 (34.5) 1,346 (27.4) 2,387 (17.1)
+75 110 (47.6) 290 (25.5) 295 (30.9) 6 (2.4) 369 (35.3) 527 (40.9) 1,597 (32.5) 2,709 (19.5)
All 231 (100.0) 1,139 (100.0) 955 (100.0) 254 (100.0) 1,045 (100.0) 1,288 (100.0) 4,912 (100.0) 13,930 (100.0)