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Table 3 Profile of patients who provided qualitative data (n = 186)

From: Patient satisfaction with doctor-patient interactions: a mixed methods study among diabetes mellitus patients in Pakistan

Gender  
 Male
 Female
64
122
Age in years  
 49 and less
 50 and above
59
127
Education  
 Literate
 Illiterate
66
120
Health statusa  
 Mode of treatment
  Medication
  Insulin
 Comorbidities
  Yes
  No
 Familiarity of type of DM
 Patient’s current state
  Stable
  Severe
  Extremely critical
186
55
131
128
98
30
0
92
28
39
25
Dependence on family members 69
  1. abased on subjective self-assessment and reportage of patients