Table 7

Most likely profiles of citizens making suggestions or queries to health professionals or taking vital decisions

Suggestions or queries on diagnosis or treatment to health professional

Changing the use of medicine without consulting a health professional

Making, cancelling or changing an appointment with health professional





Gender





Age

26-35





Education


Kids at home (< 18)


Place of living


Work situation


Disable or with diagnosis


Relative disable or with diagnosis



Subjective health

poor or very poor




At least one consultation in the last year

yes

yes





Interact with a HP never meet face-to-face

infrequent

infrequent





Participate in forums

established

established

established





Order medicines

established

established




Read about health or illness

established


Santana et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-20

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