Skip to main content

Table 2 Age- and sex-standardized comparison of the educational degree of the study population and the GGP

From: Education and employment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis – a standardized comparison to the German general population

  Primary School Degree Secondary School Degree College or University Degree
  Age groupsa [years] N GGPb N Sepia GGPb n (%) SEPIA n (%) Standardized SEPIA n (%) c GGPb n (%) SEPIA n (%) Standardized SEPIA n (%)c GGPb n (%) SEPIA n (%) Standardized SEPIA n (%)c
Men 20–29 624 306 99 (15.87) 55 (17.97) 112 (17.97) 170 (27.24) 95 (31.05) 194 (31.05) 355 (56.89) 156 (50.98) 318 (50.98)
30–39 772 230 157 (20.34) 50 (21.74) 168 (21.74) 209 (27.07) 69 (30.00) 232 (30.00) 406 (52.59) 111 (48.26) 373 (48.26)
40–49 1542 231 348 (22.57) 52 (22.51) 347 (22.51) 501 (32.49) 69 (29.87) 461 (29.87) 693 (44.94) 110 (47.62) 734 (47.62)
50–59 2052 59 553 (26.95) 14 (23.73) 487 (23.73) 555 (27.05) 19 (32.20) 661 (32.20) 944 (46.00) 26 (44.07) 904 (44.07)
≥60 812 30 359 (44.21) 13 (43.33) 352 (43.33) 177 (21.80) 8 (26.67) 217 (26.67) 276 (33.99) 9 (30.00) 244 (30.00)
Women 20–29 482 618 35 (7.26) 61 (9.87) 48 (9.87) 136 (28.22) 201 (32.52) 157 (32.52) 311 (64.52) 356 (57.61) 278 (57.61)
30–39 820 344 118 (14.39) 36 (10.47) 86 (10.47) 285 (34.76) 110 (31.98) 262 (31.98) 417 (50.85) 198 (57.56) 472 (57.56)
40–49 1753 242 227 (12.95) 37 (15.29) 268 (15.29) 786 (44.84) 97 (40.08) 703 (40.08) 740 (42.21) 108 (44.63) 782 (44.63)
50–59 2182 97 538 (24.66) 40 (41.24) 900 (41.24) 847 (38.82) 28 (28.87) 630 (28.87) 797 (36.53) 29 (29.90) 652 (29.90)
≥60 740 26 290 (39.19) 11 (42.31) 313 (42.31) 240 (32.43) 8 (30.77) 228 (30.77) 210 (28.38) 7 (26.92) 199 (26.92)
Total 11,789 2183 2724 (23.11) 369 (16.90) 3080 (26.13) 3906 (33.13) 704 (32.25) 3742 (31.75) 5149 (43.68) 1110 (50.85) 4956 (42.04)
Standardized Difference %d (95% CI)e      3.02
(1.91; 4.12)
   −1.39
(−2.59; −0.19)
   −1.63
(−2.91; −0.37)
  1. aCategorization of age groups was set by NEPS dataset of the German general population
  2. bGGP = German general population [Ref.]
  3. cStandardized proportion of the SEPIA study population
  4. dStandardized Difference (%) = Standardized Proportion of SEPIA (%) – Proportion of GGP (%)
  5. e95% CI = 95% Confidence Interval