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Table 2 Personal interviews – Recruitment and characteristics of the participants

From: Reaching the Elderly: Understanding of health and preventive experiences for a tailored approach – Results of a qualitative study

Interviews Younger target group (age 65 to 75 years) Older target group (age 76 and older) Total
Women Men Women Men
Sent second letter 8 9 10 5 32
Age: mean (min., max.) 71 (65-75) 71 (66-75) 81 (76-88) 83 (79-88)  
Reached by phone 8 9 10 5 32
Accepted 3 2 6 3 14
Excluded due to an excess of participants 0 0 2 0 2
Participated 3 2 4 3 12
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