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Table 1 A summary of the demographic characteristics related to patients (n = 10), specialists, and healthcare managers (n = 9)

From: Effective factors in non-compliance with therapeutic orders of specialists in outpatient clinics in Iran: a qualitative study

Participant group Variable Frequency (%)
Patient Gender
 Male 4 (40.0)
 Female 6 (60.0)
Education level
 Illiterate 1 (10.0)
 Diploma and lower 5 (50.0)
 Academic/university 4 (40.0)
Healthcare manager/specialist Gender
 Male 4 (44.5)
 Female 5 (55.5)
Faculty members/ Non-Faculty members
 Faculty members 6 (66.7)
 Non-Faculty members 3 (33.3)
Scope of activity
 Clinical specialists 5 (55.5)
 Healthcare services managers or treatment officials 4 (44.5)