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Table 3 Age- and sex-standardized comparison of the parental education within 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 20–29 618 257 153 (24.76) 52 (20.23) 125 (20.23) 179 (28.96) 93 (36.19) 224 (36.19) 286 (46.28) 112 (43.58) 269 (43.58)
30–39 767 192 303 (39.50) 77 (40.10) 308 (40.10) 197 (25.68) 58 (30.21) 232 (30.21) 267 (34.81) 57 (29.69) 228 (29.69)
40–49 1527 180 907 (59.40) 113 (62.78) 959 (62.78) 240 (15.72) 47 (26.11) 399 (26.11) 380 (24.89) 20 (11.11) 170 (11.11)
50–59 2053 50 1336 (65.08) 33 (66.00) 1355 (66.00) 301 (14.66) 11 (22.00) 452 (22.00) 416 (20.26) 6 (12.00) 246 (12.00)
> = 60 809 22 592 (73.18) 16 (72.73) 588 (72.73) 98 (12.11) 3 (13.64) 110 (13.64) 119 (14.71) 3 (13.64) 110 (13.64)
Women 20–29 481 532 117 (24.32) 105 (19.74) 95 (19.74) 158 (32.85) 190 (35.71) 172 (35.71) 206 (42.83) 237 (44.55) 214 (44.55)
30–39 818 277 331 (40.46) 100 (36.10) 295 (36.10) 219 (26.77) 68 (24.55) 201 (24.55) 268 (32.76) 109 (39.35) 322 (39.35)
40–49 1729 195 981 (56.74) 109 (55.90) 967 (55.90) 333 (19.26) 37 (18.97) 328 (18.97) 415 (24.00) 49 (25.13) 435 (25.13)
50–59 2179 79 1399 (64.20) 52 (65.82) 1434 (65.82) 323 (14.82) 12 (15.19) 331 (15.19) 457 (20.97) 15 (18.99) 414 (18.99)
> = 60 747 17 515 (68.94) 11 (64.71) 483 (64.71) 96 (12.85) 2 (11.76) 88 (11.76) 136 (18.21) 4 (23.53) 176 (23.53)
Total 11,728 1801 6634 (56.57) 668 (37.09) 6609 (56.35) 2144 (18.28) 521 (28.93) 2536 (21.62) 2950 (25.15) 612 (33.98) 2584 (22.03)
Standardized Difference %d (95% CI)e      −0.21
(−1.49; 1.06)
   3.34
(2.31; 4.37)
   −3.12
(−4.21; −2.03)
  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