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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the patients

From: Doctor's perception of doctor-patient relationships in emergency departments: What roles do gender and ethnicity play?

  Internal Medicine Gynaecology
  GW (n = 856) TW (n = 698) GM (n = 273) TM (n = 282) p1) GW (n = 195) TW (n = 125) p1)
Age groups (%)      ***    **
   15 to 29 years 19.3 39.9 11.0 25.2   46.2 61.6  
   30 to 49 years 21.8 31.9 31.9 44.7   39.5 32.8  
   50 to 64 years 17.5 23.1 24.5 20.9   6.7 5.6  
   ≥ 65 years 41.2 4.8 32.5 9.2   6.2 0  
Health insurance (%)      ***    n.s.
   Compulsory health insurance 93.1 90.5 84.2 89.0   92.8 92.8  
   Private health insurance 2.1 1.5 5.2 1.4   2.6 3.2  
   Coverage through welfare 3.6 7.0 9.2 7.1   2.1 3.2  
   Other 1.2 1.1 1.4 2.5   2.6 0.8  
  1. GW = German women, GM = German men, TW = Turkish women, TM = Turkish men; 1)Kruskal-Wallis test: ** p ≤ 0.01. *** p ≤ 0.001, n.s.: non-significant