Table 1: Demographics.

Item Anthroposophy group ( = 443) Conventional group ( = 86) value
%%

Country<0.001
 Austria9120.5%44.7%
 Germany26559.8%910.5%
 Netherlands449.9%5260.5%
 United Kingdom214.7%2124.4%
 United States225.0%00.0%
Male gender23452.8%4754.7%0.814
Caucasian race/ethnicity350/36496.2%77/7898.7%0.487
Age0.847
 <2 years8920.1%17 19.8%
 2–5 years19644.2%3743.0%
 6–17 years15835.7%3233.3%
Body mass index (mean ± SD)16.1 ± 2.716.5 ± 2.90.300
Persons in household (mean ± SD)3.8 ± 0.94.0 ± 0.80.051
Total annual household income = 213 = 380.651
 <15,000 €4018.8%410.5%
 15,000–29,999 €5726.8%1128.9%
 30,000–44,999 €6430.0%1436.8%
 45,000–59,999 €2310.8%821.1%
 60,000–74,999 €209.4%00.0%
 ≥75,000 €94.2%12.6%
Previous treatment by physician333/36092.5%72/7892.3%1.000