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Table 1 Demographic variables

From: Client-therapist dyads and therapy outcome: Does sex matching matters? A cross-sectional study

  Surveyed outpatient psychotherapy patients
Males (n = 339, 28%) Females (n = 873, 72%) Total (N = 1212) German total population     
     ♀ = 41.818, 51%a
♂ n = 40.184, 49%a
    
Age (years)         
 M 48.4 46.8 47.2      
 SD 13.7 13.1 13.3      
 Range 18–83 18–85 18–85      
Number (n) Number (n) Proportion (%) Number (n) Proportion (%) Number (n) Proportion (%) Number (n) Proportion (%)
18–29 years 38 11.2 97 11.1 135 11.1 9379.5 13.3b
30–44  years 85 25.1 262 30.0 347 28.6 22.353 31.5b
45–65 years 178 52.5 439 50.3 617 50.9 22.401 31.6b
Up to 65 yrs 38 11.2 75 8.6 113 9.32 16.729 23.6b
Family Status         
Married 125 36.9 345 39.5 470 38.8 35.612 50.3b
Single 117 34.5 211 24.2 328 27.1 23.063 32.5b
Legal partnership 4 1.2 3 0.3 7 0.6   
Married, living separated 15 4.4 43 4.9 58 4.8   
Widow/Divorced 78 23.0 271 31.1 349 28.8 12.187 17.2b
Divorced 60 17.7 211 24.2 271 22.4   
Widowed 18 5.3 60 6.9 78 6.4   
Highest academic degree         
Secondary school 80 23.6 162 18.6 242 20.0 28.823 42.3c
Intermediate maturity 95 28.0 339 38.9 434 35.8 19.504 28.8c
Technical / university entrance qualification 16.841 24.7c       
High School 64 18.9 140 16.1 204 16.9   
Degree 98 28.9 227 26.0 325 26.8   
Still going to school 1 0.3 2 0.2 3 0.2   
No educational qualification 1 0.3 2 0.2 3 0.2 2324 3.4c
Without information 1 0.1 567 0.8c     
Profession         
Employed 170 50.2 473 54.2 643 53.1 34.901 42.5d
Unemployed 44 13.0 76 8.7 120 9.9 4401 5.4d
Pensioner / retiree 97 28.6 186 21.3 283 23.4 20.433 24.9d
Military service / miscellaneous 12 3.5 41 4.7 53 4.4   
Not employed / housewife / husband 3 0.9 56 6.4 59 4.9   
In vocational training / pupil / student 13 4.1 41 4.7 54 4.5   
Income         
Income from relatives 22.400 27.3d       
West Germany 228 67.3 583 66.8 811 66.9 65.664 80.0e
East Germany 111 32.7 290 33.2 401 33.1 16.554 20.0e
Monthly net income / person in household (EUR)         
 < 1000 138 46.8 455 59.8 593 56.2   
1000– < 1500 80 27.1 191 25.1 271 25.7   
1500– < 2000 44 14.9 90 11.8 134 12.7   
2000– < 2500 13 4.4 18 2.4 31 2.9   
2500– < 3000 10 3.4 3 0.4 13 1.2   
Ab 3000 10 3.4 4 0.5 14 1.3   
  1. A = Microcensus 2008, total population, figures in thousands, n = 82,002,400. b = 2008 microcensus, respondents over 15 years of age, figures in thousands, n = 70,863,300. C = Microcensus2007, respondents over 20 years of age, figures in thousands, n = 68,059,000. d = Microcensus 2008, respondents over 20 years, figures in thousands, n = 82,135,000. e = Microcensus 2007, total population, figures in thousands, n = 82,218,000, no separate evidence for East and West Berlin; Berlin is one of the new federal states