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Table 3 Patients’ demographics

From: Patients’ perspectives on the COPD-GRIP intervention, a new nursing care intervention for COPD

  Patient n (%) or mean (range)
n = 16
Age
  44 years (28–58)
Gender
  Male 8 (50%)
Female 8 (50%)
GOLD gradea
  2 11 (68,6%)
3 4 (25%)
4 1 (6,3%)
Employment
  Yes 4 (25%)
no 12 (75%)
Educationb
  Low 1 (6,3%)
Medium 14 (87,5%)
High 1 (6,3%)
  1. aGold = Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, criteria classification of severity of airflow limitation [1]
  2. bInternational standard classification of education (ISCED) sept 2011 re-edition I© UNESCO-UIS www.uis.unesco.org. 2011
  3. - Low: junior general secondary education for adults
  4. - Medium: vocational education, professional training diploma, senior general secondary education for adults, vocational education, middle management training diploma
  5. - High: Bachelor