Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of patients surveyed in three study areas.

AgeaSex (n, %)
ProviderMean (SD)Median (IQR)MaleFemaleTownsend 2001 score, median (IQR)
Area One (n = 417)44.3 (27.7)43 (22 to 68)169 (40.5)248 (59.5)−0.19 (−1.46 to 1.18)
Area Two (n = 416)45.3 (26.8)44 (21.5 to 70)163 (39.2)253 (60.8)−0.48 (−1.90 to 1.38)
Area Three (n = 416)34.3 (26.6)32 (32 to 54)172 (41.3)244 (58.7)1.59 (−0.51 to 3.21)
All (n = 1249)41.3 (27.5)40 (19 to 64)504 (40.4)745 (59.6)0.39 (−1.38 to 1.88)
  • a 265/1249 (21.2%) of the sample were aged ≤11 years, 672 (53.8%) were aged 16–64 years, and 312 (25.0%) were aged ≥65 years. SD = standard deviation. IQR = interquartile range.