Table 3

Characteristics of interviewees
Sex Male 9
Female 15
Frequency of age groups 31-40 1
41–50 2
51–60 8
61–70 3
>70 10
Geographic location Urban Deprived 8
Urban Affluent 4
Rural 12
Level of education Primary School 13
Secondary School 7
Third Level 2
Special School 1
Missing Data 1
Private health insurance Yes 4
No 19
Missing Data 1
Employment status Sheltered employment 1
Part Time Employment 2
Retired 10
Housewife 1
Unemployed 10
Length of time eligible for medical card <2 yrs 1
2-5 yrs 5
6-10 yrs 4
11-15 yrs 4
15-20 yrs 2
25-30 yrs 2
>30 yrs 3
Missing data 3
Number of medicines 1-2 5
3–4 3
5–6 5
7–8 4
9–10 4
11–12 1
13–14 1
>15 1
Types of medicines Oral hypoglcaemics, anti-hyperlipidaemics, anti-hypertensives, aspirin, nitrates, psychotropics, painkillers, immunomodulators, osteoporotic agents, bronchodilators and inhaled steroids, gastric acid suppressants.

Sinnott et al.

Sinnott et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-16

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