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Table 1 The patients’ characteristics

From: Patient involvement in assessing consultation quality: validation of patient enablement instrument (PEI) in Lithuanian general practice

IndicatorTotal
(n = 2342)
Age, mean (SD)53.43 (15.08)
Gender, N (%)
 Men808 (34.5)
 Women1534 (65.6)
Need for visiting a doctor, N (%)
 Biomedical1342 (57.30)
 Social62 (2.65)
 Psychological98 (4.18)
 Complex644 (27.50)
 Administrative196 (8.37)
Medicine prescription, N (%)
 Expecting the prescription1761 (75.2)
 Getting the prescription1586 (67.7)
Knowing the doctor, N (%)
 Very well1272 (54.3)
 Well452 (19.3)
 Average302 (12.9)
 A little bit166 (7.1)
 Not knowing150 (6.4)
 Visiting regular doctor, N (%)2030 (86.7)
 Prefer to see another doctor, N (%)494 (21.1)