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Table 1 Characteristics of our study participants

From: Measuring patient-perceived continuity of care for patients with long-term conditions in primary care

Patient characteristics N = 168
Values are n (%) unless otherwise stated
Mean age, years (Mean SD) 67.65 (12.54)
Male N = 98 (58.3)
Ethnicity  
White British 165 (98.2)
Marital status  
Married/co-habiting 103 (61.3))
Single 14 (8.3)
Widowed 34 (20.2)
Divorced/separated 13 (9.5)
Not reported 1 (0.6)
Educational level  
< 16 yrs. 126 (79)
< 18 yrs. 24 (14.3)
>18 yrs 10(6)
Multi-morbidity 107 (67.3%)
Number of morbidities [Mean (SD)] 2.22 (1.96)
GHQ 28 total >11 37 (22)
GHQ28 Total [Mean (SD)] 7.17 (6.02)
Barthel Index [Mean (SD)] 16.13 (4.82)
Functional independence measure (FIM) [Mean (SD)] 116.1 (15.87)