Table 2.

Demographic details of patient participants

PatientSexLocationAge group, yearsEthnicityEmployment statusHighest qualificationSelf-reported health problems
1FemaleUrban50–59White BritishUnemployedA-levels, University degreeHemiplegic migraine, thyroid cancer, cardiomegaly, depression, asthma
2FemaleRural≥80White BritishRetiredA-levelsOsteoarthritis, pulmonary embolism
3FemaleUrban60–69White BritishRetiredNursing diplomaSciatica
4MaleUrban50–59White BritishRetired due to ill healthA-levelsRheumatoid arthritis, asthma, eczema, diabetes, anxiety and depression
5FemaleUrban70–79White BritishRetiredNo formal qualificationsHypothyroidism, osteoporosis
6MaleUrban60–69White BritishRetiredA-levels; counselling supervision diplomasChronic fatigue syndrome, chronic epydidymitis orchitis
7MaleRural60–69White BritishRetiredGCSEsChronic neurological condition, migraines, arthritis, hypertension, bowel condition
8MaleUrban70–79White, otherRetiredNo formal qualificationsMyeloma, bladder cancer, asthma
9MaleUrban≥80White BritishRetiredNo formal qualificationsProstate cancer, partial hearing loss
10MaleRural60–69White BritishRetiredNo formal qualificationsImmunological problems (occupational allergies), atrial fibrillation, migraines, gut problems
11MaleRural50–59White BritishEmployed part timeMaster’s degreeAnxiety, atrial fibrillation