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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with hereditary angioedema (n = 81)

From: A Germany-wide survey study on the patient journey of patients with hereditary angioedema

  Women (n = 60) Men (n = 21) All (n = 81)
n % n % n %
Age
 0–19 years 1 1.7 0 0.0 1 1.2
 20–39 years 11 18.3 1 4.8 12 14.8
 40–59 years 26 43.3 5 23.8 31 38.3
 60–79 years 18 30.0 12 57.1 30 37.0
  ≥ 80 years 4 6.7 3 14.3 7 8.6
 All 60 100 21 100 81 100
 Mean age (mean, SD) 53.8 15.2 65.2 13.4 50.8 14.1
Index patient a*
 Yes 47 79.7 15 71.4 63 78.8
 No 12 20.3 6 28.6 17 21.3
 All 59 100.0 21 100.0 80 100.0
Current occupation
 Pupil / (university) student 4 6.7 0 0.0 4 4.9
 Apprentice 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
 Employed 28 46.7 7 33.3 35 43.2
 Pensioner 22 36.7 14 66.7 36 44.4
 Job-seeking 2 3.3 0 0.0 2 2.5
 Incapacitated 3 5.0 0 0.0 3 3.7
 Others 1 1.7 0 0.0 1 1.2
 All 60 100.0 21 100.0 81 100.0
  1. SD Standard deviation.
  2. a First person in the family to be diagnosed by hereditary angioedema
  3. * n = 1 women with missing information
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