Table 4

Complaining as a reaction to self-experienced adverse events
Number of persons n Complaining considered n (%) Complained orally n (%) Complained in writing n (%)
Age (years) Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women
30-49 137 191 61 (44.5) 81 (42.4) 31 (22.6) 46 (24.1) 7 (5.1) 24 (12.6)
50-69 275 288 108 (39.3) 112 (38.9) 88 (32.0) 84 (29.2) 25 (9.1) 43 (14.9)
70-87 100 125 45 (45.0) 51 (40.8) 21 (21.0) 39 (31.2) 6 (6.0) 17 (13.6)
Total 512 604 214 (41.8) 244 (40.4) 140 (27.3) 169 (28.0) 38 (7.4) 84 (13.9)

Data from 1116 persons by sex and age.

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