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Table 1 Participant socio-demographic characteristics (n =95)

From: The contribution of illness perception to psychological distress in heart failure patients

Socio-demographic characteristics  
Age (years) (M ± SD) 73.1 (8.77)
Gender (%)  
 Men 81.1
Marital status (%)  
 Married 85.3
 Separate/Divorced 3.2
 Widowed 8.4
Never married 3.2
Education (%)  
 Primary education only 18.7
 Partial second level 52.7
 Completed second level 20.9
 Third level diploma/Primary degree/Higher degree 7.7