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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics (n = 17)

From: Experiences of dental care: what do patients value?

Patients characteristics Dental Practice 1 Dental Practice 2
Number of patients interviewed N = 12 N = 5
Option of location for interview At dental practice: n = 4 At community centre: n = 4 At patients’ home: n = 1 By phone: n=3 By phone: n = 5
Age range 18-65 years old 25-55 years old
Gender Female: n = 7 Male: n = 5 Female: n = 3 Male: n = 2
Risk of developing dental caries Decreased: n = 6 Increased: n = 3 Stayed the same: n = 3 Decreased: n = 1 Increased: n = 2 Stayed the same: n = 2