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Table 1 Characteristics of the clown sample

From: Clowning as a supportive measure in paediatrics - a survey of clowns, parents and nursing staff

Variable Label %
Sex female 70.1
Native country Germany 88.5
Marital status single 23.0
  married, partnership 60.9
  divorced, separated, widowed 16.1
Own children yes 58.8
Education secondary school 14.9
  high school 31.0
  university 51.7
  other 2.3
Job training acting 17.4
(% of statements) health care 16.5
  paedagogy 15.7
  clowning 14.9
  arts, culture, music 11.6
  student 3.3
  nature science 2.5
  other 18.2
  1. note. n = 87 hospital clowns.