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Table 1 Demographics of the sample

From: Why do patients follow physicians’ advice? The influence of patients’ regulatory focus on adherence: an empirical study in China

  Number Percentage
(1) Age
 < 20 22 6.55%
 21–29 83 24.70%
 30–39 107 31.84%
 40–49 59 17.56%
 50–59 47 13.99%
 60 and above 18 5.36%
(2) Gender
 Male 156 46.43%
 Female 180 53.57%
(3) Resident status
 Urban 184 54.76%
 Rural 152 45.24%
(4) Education
 Junior middle school 31 9.22%
 High school 96 28.57%
 Junior college 68 20.24%
 Bachelor’s degree 127 37.80%
 Master’s degree 9 2.68%
 Doctoral degree 5 1.49%