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Table 1 General characteristics of respondents and non-respondents

From: Dutch General Practitioners’ weight management policy for overweight and obese patients

Variable Respondents n = 307 (39.0%) Non-respondents n = 481 (61.0%) p-value non-response analysis
Gender a:    
Male 142 (51.4%) 246 (51.1%) 0.93
Female 134 (48,6%) 235 (48.9%)  
Age, mean 48.3 (SD 9.2) 47.9 (SD 8.8) 0.63
<40 71 (23.1%) 100 (20.8%)  
40-49 91 (29.7%) 164 (34.1%)  
≥50 145 (47.2%) 217 (45.1%)  
Type of employment a:    
Private 226 (81.9%) 416 (86.5%) 0.09
Salaried 50 (18.1%) 65 (13.5%)  
Type of practice:    
Solo 60 (19.5%) 90 (18.7%) 0.45
Dual 119 (38.8%) 208 (43.2%)  
Group 128 (41.7%) 183 (38.1%)  
Urbanicity b:    
Urban 158 (51.5%) 158 (46.4%) 0.31
Suburban 56 (18.2%) 56 (18.5%)  
Rural 93 (30.3%) 93 (35.1%)  
  1. aN = 276 Respondents.
  2. bUrbanicity: Urban: ≥1500 addresses per km2/Suburban: 1000–1499 addresses per km2/Rural: <1000 addresses per km2.