Skip to main content

Table 1 Patients’ and physicians’ characteristics

From: Drug prescription goals in primary care: a cross-sectional study

 n (%)
Patients
Age
  ≤ 14372(17.4)
 15–44616(28.8)
 45–74840(39.2)
 75–97313(14.6)
Gender
 Males923(43.1)
 Females1218(56.9)
Patient known by physician
 Yes2017(94.2)
 No124(5.8)
Medical fee exemption status
 For long-term condition410(19.1)
 For low income96(4.5)
Physicians
Gender
 Males16(69.6)
 Females7(30.4)
Age (yrs)
 31–395(21.7)
 40–495(21.7)
 50–599(39.2)
 59–664(17.4)
Work environment
 Rural9(39.0)
 Semi-rural8(34.8)
 Urban6(26.2)
Type of practice
 Multidisciplinary group/health care center6(26.0)
 Group14(60.9)
 Solo3(13.1)