Table 1

Self-reported characteristics of 34 patient participants

Number of participants (%)


Gender

Male

22 (64.7)

Female

12 (35.3)

Age (years)

30 – 39

3 (8.8)

40 – 49

4 (11.8)

50 – 59

7 (20.6)

60 – 69

16 (47.0)

70 – 79

4 (11.8)

Employment

Employed

8 (23.5)

Economically inactive

26 (76.5)

Education

School leaver

8 (23.5)

A levels or vocational equivalent

7 (20.6)

Degree, HND or similar

17 (50.0)

Undisclosed

2 (5.9)

Ethnic group

White British

26 (76.5)

White European (non-British origin)

5 (14.7)

Asian or British Asian

2 (5.9)

Black or Black British

1 (2.9)

English first language

Yes

29 (85.3

No

5 (14.7)

Computer experience

Novice

4 (11.8)

Basic

9 (26.5)

Experienced

21 (61.7)

Time since diagnosis (years)

Less than 1

4 (11.8)

Between 1 and 5

8 (23.5)

More than 5

18 (52.9)

Undisclosed

4 (11.8)


Stevenson et al. BMC Family Practice 2007 8:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-8-47

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