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Table 7 Most likely profiles of citizens making suggestions or queries to health professionals or taking vital decisions

From: Informed citizen and empowered citizen in health: results from an European survey

  Suggestions or queries on diagnosis or treatment to health professional Changing the use of medicine without consulting a health professional Making, cancelling or changing an appointment with health professional
Age 26-35   
Kids at home (< 18)    
Place of living    
Work situation    
Disable or with diagnosis    
Relative disable or with diagnosis    
Subjective health poor or very poor   
At least one consultation in the last year yes   yes
Interact with a HP never meet face-to-face infrequent infrequent  
Participate in forums established established established
Order medicines established   established
Read about health or illness established