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Table 1 Study population

From: Prevalence and treatment of allergies in rural areas of Bavaria, Germany: a cross-sectional study

Number of participants 641
Gender
 Men 40.3% (n = 258)
 Women 59.7% (n = 383)
 Missing information on gender > 0.1%(n = 10)
Age
 Mean 50.5 years
 Standard deviation 15.1 years
 Range 18–86 years
 18–29 years 11.4% (n = 73)
 30–44 years 17.3% (n = 111)
 45–64 years 53.7% (n = 344)
 > 64 years 17.6% (n = 113)
 Missing information on age > 0.1% (n = 3)
Professiona
 Indoor workers (office etc.) 60.4% (n = 387)
 House wives / house husbands 12.9% (n = 83)
 Construction workers 6.6% (n = 42)
 Students and scholars 2.2% (n = 14)
 Farmers 2% (n = 13)
 No employment 1.7% (n = 11)
 Hunters 1.1% (n = 7)
 Others 5.3%(n = 34)
 Missing information on profession 10.9% (n = 70)
Retirement
 Pensioners 24% (n = 154)
 Missing information on retirement > 0.1% (n = 22)
  1. a18 participants indicated having two professions, 1 reported having three professions