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Table 1 Socio-demographic sample characteristics

From: Domains of disgust sensitivity: revisited factor structure of the questionnaire for the assessment of disgust sensitivity (QADS) in a cross-sectional, representative german survey

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(N = 2473)
Gender male 1171 47.4%
  female 1302 52.6%
Age (years) mean 48.14
  standard deviation 17.97
  range 14-99
Age groups
(years; N = 2349)
< 25 262 11.1%
  25 - 34 331 14.1%
  35 - 44 479 20.4%
  45 - 54 383 16.3%
  55 - 64 381 16.2%
  65 - 74 344 14.7%
  > 74 169 7.2%
Marital status married, living together 1299 52.5%
  married, living separately 26 1.1%
  single 587 23.7%
  divorced 258 10.4%
  widowed 303 12.3%
Education not graduated 36 1.5%
  pupil 67 2.7%
  8th grade (Hauptschule) 1112 45.0%
  10th grade (Mittlere Reife/Realschule/POS) 840 34.0%
  technical school 70 2.8%
  12th/13th grade (Abitur) 177 7.2%
  university/college degree 171 6.9%
Employment status full-time (≥ 35 hours) 899 36.4%
  part-time (15-34 hours) 189 7.6%
  part-time (≤ 14 hours) 49 2.0%
  community service/parental leave 37 1.5%
  unemployed 168 6.8%
  pensioner 754 30.5%
  unable to work 185 7.5%
  in professional training 35 1.4%
  in school-/college education 157 6.4%
Household income
(net)
< 750 € per month 105 4.5%
  750 to 1250 € per month 507 21.5%
  1250 to 2000 € per month 911 38.6%
  > 2000 € per month 838 35.5%