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Table 2 Volunteer baseline socio-demographic characteristics by gender

From: Aims, design and preliminary findings of the Hellenic National Nutrition and Health Survey (HNNHS)

  Males Females
N % N %
1943 42.5 2629 57.5
Age
 0–19 426 21.9 443 16.9
 20–64a 1259 64.8 1805 68.7
20–39 797 41.0 1040 39.6
40–65 462 23.8 765 29.1
 65+ 258 13.3 381 14.5
Marital status
 Unmarried 841 43.3 1012 38.5
 Married 998 51.4 1217 46.3
 Cohabitation agreement 2 0.1 2 0.1
 Widower 43 2.2 241 9.2
 Divorced 47 2.4 127 4.8
 Separated 10 0.5 23 0.9
 Don’t know 1 0
 Refused 4 0.2
Educational level
 No or little education 25 1.6 90 4
 Primary school 128 8.2 224 9.9
 Gymnasium 81 5.2 99 4.4
 Lyceum 418 26.7 621 27.3
 Technical school 133 8.5 57 2.5
 Private college (Post Lyceum) 114 7.3 204 9
 University degree (AEI) 336 21.5 517 22.7
 University degree (TEI) 144 9.2 219 9.6
 Master’s degree 109 7 188 8.3
 PhD 31 2 22 1
 Refused 4 0.3 3 0.1
Net monthly income (€)
 ≤ 300 76 3.9 106 4
 301–650 148 7.6 285 10.8
 651–850 171 8.8 264 10
 851–1050 237 12.2 283 10.8
 1051–1250 172 8.9 236 9
 1251–1500 178 9.2 237 9
 1501–1900 222 11.4 264 10
 1901–2400 183 9.4 231 8.8
 2401–3800 177 9.1 202 7.7
 > 3801 51 2.6 59 2.2
 Don’t know 122 6.3 214 8.1
 Refused 204 10.5 246 9.4
Health insurance
 Uninsured 156 8 162 6.2
 Insured, private 91 4.7 105 4
 Insured, public 1511 77.8 2071 78.8
 Insured, both private and public 157 8.1 252 9.6
 Don’t know 10 0.5 20 0.8
 Refused 4 0.2 3 0.1
  1. aThe sampled population (N%) in the age group 20–64, was further categorized to 20–39 years and 40–65 to cross-reference with further analysis performed in these sub-categories