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Table 1 Participant characteristics and demographics

From: The 5As team patient study: patient perspectives on the role of primary care in obesity management

Age range (years) n (%)
 30–45 4 (14)
 46–60 12 (43)
 61–75 11 (39)
  > 75 1 (4)
Median age = 58 (range 30–80 years-old)  
Sex n (%)
 Female 19 (68)
 Male 9 (32)
Ethnicity n (%)
 Caucasian 27 (96)
 Aboriginal 1 (4)
Chronic Disease n (%)
 Arthritis 12 (43)
 Hypertension 12 (43)
 Hyperlipidemia 11 (40)
 Asthma 7 (25)
 Diabetes 7 (25)
 COPDa 2 (7)
 Heart Disease 2 (7)
 Kidney Disease 1 (4)
Income n (%)
 $15,000–$29,000 5 (23)
 $30,000–$49,000 4 (18)
 $50,000–$79,000 8 (36)
  > $80,000 5 (23)
  1. a(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) COPD