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Table 1 Demographic data of the participants

From: Consideration factors of older adults seeking medical treatment at outpatient services in Taiwan

Participant code Gender Age Education level Hearing Vision Mobility Frequency of visits Department Disease Times of interview (minutes)
A Male 82 Elementary school Normal Normal Able to walk Once a month Cardiology Hypertension 23
B Female 92 Uneducated Hearing loss Normal Wheelchair Once a month Cardiology Hypertension 14
C Female 82 Uneducated Normal Presbyopia Wheelchair Once every 3 months Metabolism Diabetes 20
D Male 66 Uneducated Hearing loss Presbyopia Able to walk Twice in 3 months Metabolism Diabetes 21
E Male 81 Uneducated Hearing loss Presbyopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Metabolism Diabetes 17
F Male 82 High school Hearing loss Myopia Able to walk Thrice in a month Geriatrics Rapid weight loss 17
G Male 69 Elementary school Normal Normal Able to walk Twice a month Metabolism Diabetes 29
H Female 68 Graduate school Normal Presbyopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Cardiology Hypertension 26
I Male 67 Graduate school Normal Myopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Metabolism Diabetes 21
J Female 67 Elementary school Hearing loss Presbyopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Family medicine Diabetes 22
K Female 70 Elementary school Hearing loss Myopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Gastroenterology and hepatology Gastroesophageal reflux 21
L Female 74 Elementary school Hearing loss Presbyopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Family medicine Neurological disease 18
M Male 72 Vocational school Hearing loss Presbyopia Able to walk Once every 3 months Gastroenterology and hepatology Gastric ulcer 22
N Male 80 Elementary school Hearing loss Normal Able to walk Once a month Pulmonology Pneumonia 15
O Male 92 Uneducated Hearing loss Normal Wheelchair When not feeling well Gastroenterology and hepatology Gastralgia 20
P Female 89 Elementary school Normal Presbyopia Crutch Once every 3 months Metabolism Diabetes 45