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Table 1 Socio-demographic information of participants (n = 116)

From: Access to chronic medicines: patients’ preferences for a last kilometre medicine delivery service in Cape Town, South Africa

Variable Sample size (percentage)
Study site
 Site A 24 (20.7)
 Site B 36 (31.0)
 Site C 31 (26.7)
 Site D 25 (21.6)
Age group
 18 to 45 years 37 (31.9)
 46 to 60 years 45 (38.8)
 Over 60 years 34 (29.3)
Gender
 Male 35 (30.2)
 Female 81 (69.8)
Employment status
 Employed 29 (25)
 Unemployed 87 (75)
Frequency of medication collection
 Monthly 92 (79.3)
 Every 2 months 16 (13.8)
 Every 3 months 8 (6.9)
Distance from home to clinic
 Less than 1 km 65 (56)
 1 to 5 km 33 (28.4)
 More than 5 km 18 (15.5)
Pharmacy waiting time
 0 to 3 h 52 (44.8)
 More than 3 to 6 h 40 (34.5)
 More than 6 h 24 (20.7)