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Table 2 Characteristics of respondents (n = 1.294)

From: How do patients value and prioritize patient portal functionalities and usage factors? A conjoint analysis study with chronically ill patients

  Overall
N = 1.294
HVG
N = 929
LF
N = 365
Age (years)
 18–34 20 (1%) 6 (1%) 14 (4%)
 35–44 49 (4%) 29 (3%) 20 (6%)
 45–54 177 (14%) 121 (13%) 56 (15%)
 55–64 416 (32%) 281 (30%) 135 (37%)
 65–74 500 (39%) 388 (42%) 112 (31%)
  > 75 132 (10%) 104 (11%) 28 (7%)
Gender
 Female (n) / Male (n) 549 (42%) / 745 (58%) 323 (35%) / 606 (65%) 226 (62%) / 139 (38%)
Educational level
 Low (primary/secondary) 276 (22%) 181 (20%) 69 (28%)
 Intermediate (low vocational) 391 (30%) 283 (30%) 108 (29%)
 High (high vocational/uni) 604 (47%) 453 (49%) 151 (41%)
 Other 19 (1%) 12 (1%) 7 (2%)
Patient portal experience
 Yes / No 394 (30%) / 900 (70%) 272 (29%) / 657 (71%) 122 (33%) / 243 (67%)
Frequency of healthcare visits
  < 1 time per year 160 (12%) 132 (14%) 28 (8%)
 1–4 times per year 517 (40%) 405 (44%) 112 (31%)
 5–11 times per year 419 (32%) 281 (30%) 138 (38%)
 1 time per month 75 (6%) 48 (5%) 27 (7%)
 2–4 times per month 85 (7%) 49 (5%) 36 (10%)
  > 1 time per week 38 (3%) 14 (2%) 24 (6%)
Health status
 Excellent 18 (1%) 17 (2%) 1 (0%)*
 Very good 117 (9%) 106 (11%) 11 (3%)
 Good 619 (48%) 517 (56%) 102 (28%)
 Poor 441 (34%) 263 (28%) 178 (49%)
 Bad 99 (8%) 26 (3%) 73 (20%)