Table 4

Prospected sample size by districts: rural areas

DistrictPopulationGP samplePatients contacted
Celle
 Celle city68 508460
 Celle rural area107 044690
Cuxhaven
 Cuxhaven city48 325345
 Geestland30 411230
 Cuxhaven rural area117 871690
Dithmarschen
 Heide21 105115
 Dithmarschen rural area111 560690
Heidekreis
 Soltau21 120115
 Walsrode23 353115
 Heidekreis rural area91 778575
Ludwigslust-Parchim211 96511165
Lüchow-Dannenberg48 670345
Lüneburg
 Lüneburg city71 668460
 Lüneburg rural area105 059690
Rotenburg (Wümme)
 Rotenburg (Wümme) city20 944115
 Rotenburg (Wümme) rural area140 3648120
Steinburg
 Itzehoe31 035230
 Steinburg rural area98 982575
Uelzen
 Uelzen city33 269230
 Uelzen rural area59 087345
  • GP, general practitioner.