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Table 2 Representativeness of study sample

From: What are the factors and needs promoting mobility-as-a-service? Findings from the Swiss Household Energy Demand Survey (SHEDS)

 Study
(n = 995)
SHEDS 2018
(n = 5′514)
Difference Study/SHEDSSwiss population
Age
 Average48.6544.25t(994) = 9.20, p = < 0.001 
Gender
 Male51.5%47.3%χ2 (1, N = 995) = 6.90, p = 0.00949.6%a
 Female48.5%52.7% 50.4%a
Education
 Apprenticeship32.7%33.3%χ2 (2, N = 890) = 0.19, p = 0.9141.1%b
 High school13.5%13.6% 9.4%b
 Higher education53.8%53.1% 49.5%b
Place of residence
 City50.9%50.1%χ2 (2, N = 995) = 1.13, p = 0.57 
 Agglomeration28.3%27.7%  
 Countryside20.8%22.2%  
Gross Household income
 Less than 3′000 CHF4.1%6.0%χ2 (5, N = 845) = 7.60, p = 0.1810′033 CHFc (average)
 3′000–4′500 CHF10.3%10.0%  
 4′501–6′000 CHF18.9%17.9%  
 6′001–9′000 CHF30.1%28.9%  
 9′001–12′000 CHF21.9%20.9%  
 More than 12′000 CHF14.7%16.3%  
  1. a[9]; b [10]; c [8]