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Table 2 Number of persons, mean age and percentages having consulted general practitioner in the last 12 months among those having answered HUNT3 questionnaire Q1 and those being registered at the general practices

From: The HUNT study: participation is associated with survival and depends on socioeconomic status, diseases and symptoms

Characteristics Women age groups Men age groups
  20-39 40-59 60-79 80 + 20-39 40-59 60-79 80 +
Numbers  
HUNT3: Invited 8606 10 577 6274 1400 8528 10 093 6537 2299
HUNT3: Answered Q1 2785 5657 4057 552 3898 6510 4631 782
GPs: Listed patients aged ≥ 20 years 4364 5346 3926 818 3848 5209 3559 1205
Mean age  
HUNT3: Mean age within age groups among all invited 29.7 49.4 67.7 84.4 29.7 49.4 68.1 85.3
HUNT3: Mean age within age groups among all Q1 part. 31.4 50.5 68.0 83.8 31.2 50.3 68.2 84.2
GPs: Mean age within age groups in the patient population 29.0 49.4 67.6 84.8 29.4 49.2 68.0 85.7
Consultations  
HUNT3 Reported GP visit last year 65.0 71.7 86.3 93.7 82.7 82.3 89.7 92.3
GP: Registered > 1 visit to GP last year 58.9 71.3 86.5 92.7 78.9 84.5 90.2 89.2
  1. Data restricted to the municipalities including eight randomly selected general practices (GPs). The 28 872 HUNT3 participants represented 57% of invited in these municipalities.