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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Providing community-based health practitioners with timely and accurate discharge medicines information

  Aboriginal and Torres strait islanders (n = 37) Non-Aboriginal and Torres strait islanders (n = 43) All patients (n = 80)
Mean age (years), (Range) 58 (33–78) 73 (29–97) 66.1 (29–97)
Gender (Female), n (%) 16 (43%) 19 (44%) 17.6 (43.5%)
Mean number of Medical Conditions (range) 7.4 (3-18) 7.3 (2-12) 7.3 (2-18)
Mean number of medication on discharge (range) 8.6 (3-16) 9.4 (3–23) 9.1 (3–23)
Mean number of changes on Discharge (range) 3 (0–8) 4 (1-13) 3.5 (0–13)