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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of study population compared to general Austrian population

From: Changes of Socio-demographic data of clients seeking genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to the “Angelina Jolie Effect”

Parameter Study population (n = 268) General Austrian population [2733] p-Value+
Age mean in years (SD) 39.8 (SD 12.6) 49.46 (NA) < 0.001
Gender n (%)    < 0.001
 Female 264 (98.4 %) 4 367 382 (51.1 %)  
 Male 4 (1.6 %) 4 176 550 (48.9 %)  
Citizenship n (%)    0.655
 Austria 233 (87.9 %) 7 440 084 (87.0 %)  
 Other than Austrian 32 (12.1 %) 1 103 848 (13.0 %)  
First Language n (%)    0.204
 German 233 (86.9 %) 3940.1 (84.1 %)  
 Other than German 35 (13.1 %) 745.2 (15.9 %)  
Religious confession n (%)    < 0.001
 Roman-Catholic 145 (54.1 %) 5 917 274 (73.6 %)  
 Evangelic 23 (8.6 %) 376 150 (4.7 %)  
 Other confessions 22 (8.2 %) 615 577 (7.7 %)  
 Creedless 75 (28.0 %) 1 123 925 (14.0 %)  
Number of Children mean (SD) 1.02 (SD) 1.46 (NA) < 0.001
Educational level n (%)    < 0.001
 Basic-educated 195 (73.6 %) 4 103 107 (87.5 %)  
 High-educated 70 (26.4 %) 584 448 (12.5 %)  
Employment status n (%)    
 Unemployed 12 (4.8) NA  
 Employed 237 (95.2) NA  
Net monthly income n (%)    
 0 – 1000€ 86 (33.9) NA  
 1001 – 2000€ 117 (46.0) NA  
 2001 – > 3000€ 51 (20.1) NA  
  1. n number, NA not applicable, SD standard deviation
  2. +Pearson’s Chi-Square test, p is considered significant when < 0.05