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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the respondents (N=336)

From: Factors associated with using the internet for medical information based on the doctor-patient trust model: a cross-sectional study

Demographic variables n %
Gender Male 145 43.2
Female 191 56.8
Age group ≤30 113 33.6
31-40 46 13.7
41-50 117 34.8
≥51 60 17.9
Educational level Junior college or below 145 43.2
Bachelor degree or above 191 56.8
Area City 293 87.2
Village 43 12.8
Suffering from chronic disease Yes 67 19.9
No 269 80.1
Usage frequency Once or more times a week 14 4.2
Once a month 23 6.8
Once every two months or more 299 89.0