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Table 1 Weighted total sample numbers for sex, age group, language region, employment status, household size and urban/rural area in Switzerland by survey year 2018 and 2020

From: The use of health care during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: repeated cross-sectional survey of the adult Swiss general population

Variables 2018 (N = 958) 2020 (N = 1022)  
Estimate per 1000 Lower CI Upper CI Estimate per 1000 Lower CI Upper CI χ2 df P-value
Sex
 Women 500 448 553 490 453 528 0.15 1.00 0.701
 Men 499 444 554 510 472 547    
Age group
 18–29 years 192 155 228 208 182 234 1.32 2.97 0.266
 30–44 years 273 227 318 291 261 321    
 45–59 years 292 250 333 299 268 331    
 60–79 years 244 211 277 201 175 228    
Language region
 German 714 651 778 720 678 762 0.06 1.98 0.940
 Italian 43 29 57 40 28 52    
 French 242 204 280 240 212 268    
Household size
 1 person 325 265 386 186 161 212 20.98 1.91 < 0.001
 2 people 334 292 375 356 323 389    
 3 and more people 341 313 369 456 419 492    
Area type
 Rural 276 238 314 218 191 245 7.06 1.00 0.008
 Urban 724 659 788 782 739 824    
Employment
 Employed 707 641 774 745 704 787 3.59 1.00 0.058
 Not employed 292 258 326 250 221 279    
 Registered with a GP 947 878 1016 901 858 944 11.79 1 < 0.001
  1. CI 95% confidence interval, df degrees of freedom. There was no missing data except for household size (0.20% in 2020) and employment status (0.49% in 2020)