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Table 4 Characteristics of those thought less likely to seek help

From: Why is tractable vision loss in older people being missed? Qualitative study

1 “…theres a general group of people, I think men are more likely to be in it than women, who dont go to the doctor for many things that they ought to.”
I think with men it is a sort of slur on their manhood”. [FG3]
2 “….living on their own, they have no family nearby to keep chivvying them up, keep an eye on themthey may not be very mobile either”. [FG3]
3 “…it could be somebody cant get there”. [FG1]
“…it depends very much on the personwhether theyve got an open mind”. [FG4]