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Table 3 Characteristics of focus group participants n = 50

From: Patients' views and experiences of technology based self-management tools for the treatment of hypertension in the community: A qualitative study

Characteristic  
Mean age, years (range) 59 (46–73)
Female, n (%) 25 (50)
Medical Card, n (%) 26 (52)
Urban, n (%) 24 (48)
Technology literacy  
Internet at home, n (%) 49 (98)
Smartphone, n (%) 47 (94)
Email on phone, n (%) 43 (86)
Downloaded apps previously, n (%) 44 (88)
Clinical characteristics  
Taking medication 29 (58)
Multimorbidity 25 (50)