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Table 1 Characteristics of participating patients

From: A qualitative study of the views of patients with long-term conditions on family doctors in Hong Kong

Participant code Income Group Education Age Sex Chronic disease Marital Status
With family doctor
5 5 Tertiary 27 M R Married
9 5 Tertiary 56 M B, D, H, S Married
11 4 Tertiary 23 F R Single
12 4 Tertiary 43 F B, C Married
13 4 Secondary 47 F C, R Married
14 4 Secondary 29 F B Married
7 3 Secondary 47 M R Divorced
2 2 Primary 63 F H Married
8 retired Tertiary 80 M H, S Married
10 NA Tertiary 52 M H Single
With regular doctor but not family doctor
20 6 Tertiary 43 M C Married
21 6 Tertiary 43 F B Married
18 6 Secondary 40 F B Married
22 5 Secondary 50 F E Married
6 3 Tertiary 33 M B Married
16 3 Tertiary 26 M B, R Single
1 3 Nil 75 M D, H Married
17 2 Primary 70 M H Married
19 2 Primary 47 F B, E Divorced
15 NA Primary 60 F B Divorced
With no regular doctor
26 4 Secondary 62 F B Married
23 3 Secondary 70 M H Widowed
25 3 Secondary 48 F C, H, S Divorced
27 3 Primary 47 F B Married
4 2 Primary 76 F H Widowed
3 2 Nil 78 F D Widowed
24 1 Primary 72 F B Widowed
28 NA Secondary 51 M H, S Married
  1. Key
  2. income (in HK$): chronic conditions:
  3. 6: > 40000 B-musculoskeletal
  4. 5: 30000 - 40000 C - heart disease
  5. 4: 20000 - 30000 D - diabetes
  6. 3: 10000 - 20000 E - hyperthyroidism
  7. 2: 5000 - 10000 H - hypertension
  8. 1: < 5000 R - respiratory problems
  9. NA: refused to answer S - minor stroke