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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients included in the study (n = 456)

From: Minimally important difference of the Treatment Satisfaction with Medicines Questionnaire (SATMED-Q)

Age: mean (SD) 62.07 (13.61)
Gender, male: n (%) 229 (50.2%)
BMI (kg/m2): mean (SD) 27.77 (4.71)
Race     
   Caucasian 443 (97.2%)
   African 6 (1.3%)
   Other 7 (1.5%)
Education     
   No secondary school 247 (54.2%)
   Completed secondary school 106 (23.2%)
   Vocational training diploma 42 (9.2%)
   University graduate 54 (11.8%)
   Unknown 7 (1.5%)
   Male Female  
No. of patients by disease* < 65 years ≥ 65 years < 65 years ≥ 65 years
   Diabetes 17 (3.7%) 16 (3.5%) 7 (3.7%) 21 (4.6%)
   Hypertension 21 (4.6%) 27 (5.9%) 27 (5.9%) 27 (5.9%)
   Osteoarthritis 17 (3.7%) 18 (3.9%) 17 (3.7%) 18 (3.9%)
   BPH 16 (3.5%) 24 (5.3%)   - -
   COPD/asthma 13 (2.9%) 16 (3.5%) 15 (3.5%) 15 (3.5%)
   Depression 15 (3.3%) 14 (3.1%) 24 (5.3%) 17 (3.7%)
   Migraine 10 (2.2%) 5 (1.1%) 19 (4.2%) 9 (2.0%)
   Total 109 (23.9%) 120 (26.4%) 119 (26.2%) 107 (23.5%)
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index; COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; BPH = Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. *Age was missing for one patient.