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Table 1 Study population. Participants and non-participants.

From: Coping strategies, stress, physical activity and sleep in patients with unexplained chest pain

  Men Women Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Eligible 166   119   285  
Excluded       
   Too ill 2 (1.2) 2 (1.7) 2 (1.4)
   Language difficulties 25 (15.1) 12 (10.1) 37 (13.0)
Included 139 (83.7) 105 (88.2) 244 (85.6)
   Refused to participate 10 (7.2) 8 (7.6) 18 (7.4)
   Administrative reasonsa 28 (20.1) 19 (18.1 47 (19.3)
Participants 101 (72.7) 78 (74.3) 179 (73.4)
  1. a Patients missing due to an overcrowded ED.