Table 1

Patient Characteristics (n = 233)

CharacteristicsValue
Age, median (IQR), y59 (41.0-72.0)
Female sex, n (%)139 (59.7)
Marital status,a n (%)
 Single, never married50 (21.5)
 Married or domestic partnership137 (58.8)
 Divorced or separated25 (10.7)
 Widowed15 (6.4)
Level of education,b n (%)
 Primary school10 (4.3)
 Secondary school50 (21.5)
 High school graduate29 (12.4)
 Bachelor’s degree46 (19.7)
 Master’s degree or other advanced degree beyond a master’s degree84 (36.1)
 Other7 (3.0)
Patients with ALD status,c n (%)87 (37.3)
  • IQR = interquartile range.

  • a 6 missing data.

  • b 7 missing data.

  • c ALD status is a French medico-administrative program that refers to a list of recognized chronic illnesses (affections de longue durée [ALDs]). Patients with ALD status are covered at 100% by the French Social Security for expenditures related to their disease.