Table 1

Response rates by country and proportions of the patients prescribed desferrioxamine from each country

Country

CY

EG

GR

HK

IN

IR

IT

JO

TA

US

Total


Membership

636

2,801

922

334

823

6,810

840

360

302

310

14,138


Questionnaires dispatched

300

300

200

300

300

300

300

300

300

300

2,900

Questionnaires completed

275

199

118

159

235

215

147

232

231

77

1,888

Response rate (%)

92

66

59

53

78

72

49

77

77

26

65

Desferrioxamine use, N (%)

267 (97)

120 (60)

112 (95)

147 (93)

128 (55)

200 (93)

132 (90)

185 (80)

212 (92)

70 (91)

1573 (83)


Cyprus (CY), Egypt (EG), Greece (GR), Hong Kong (HK), India (IN), Iran (IR), Italy (IT), Jordan (JO), Taiwan (TA), United States (US)

Ward et al. BMC Clinical Pharmacology 2002 2:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6904-2-3

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