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Table 1 Categorical characteristics of the sample

From: Predicting GP visits: A multinomial logistic regression investigating GP visits amongst a cohort of UK patients living with Myalgic encephalomyelitis

VariableCategoryNumber% of the sample
Time with ME1–2 years326.7
2–5 years6814.3
5–10 years12025.2
10–15 years8117
15–20 years7816.4
>  20 years9720.4
LocationRest of UK41787.6
Manchester borough5912.4
Trust in GPYes11925
No22447.1
Unsure13327.9
Formal diagnosisYes46397.3
No132.7
Time to diagnosis<  3 months285.9
3–6 months7616
6 mths-1 year11925
1–2 years7716.2
2–5 years7816.4
>  5 years9820.6
GenderFemale41186.3
Male6513.7
Number of GP visits1–2 times a year13428.2
3–4 times a year16133.8
5–6 times a year11323.7
Monthly6814.3