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Table 2 Characteristics of the social classes in the dataset

From: Does higher health literacy lead to higher trust in public hospitals?

  Characteristics of the social classes
Social class 1 Social class 2 Social class 3 Social class 4 Social class 5
Number 246 1133 1411 2449 606
Number in % 4.21% 19.38% 24.14% 41.9% 10.37%
Average age 49.4 years 46.5 years 49.3 years 48.2 years 46.5 years
Women in % 25.2% 40.1% 57.1% 53.4% 64%
Chronic disease in % 20.7% 20.3% 26.6% 31.7% 59.6%
Errors in % 40.7% 35% 34.3% 29.7% 44.1%