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Table 5 Baseline questionnaire information by study sitea (N = 1902)

From: Design and performance of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of joint tele-consultations [ISRCTN54264250]

  Study site
Number (%) London N = 1102 Shrewsbury N = 800 Total N = 1902 b
Car availability (n = 1892)    
   Yes 664 (60%) 713 (89%) 1377 (73%)
   No 431 (40%) 84(11%) 515(27%)
Marital status (n = 1890)    
   Married / Co-habiting 574 (53%) 590 (74%) 1164(62%)
   Single 269 (25%) 92 (12%) 361 (19%)
   Divorced 159(14%) 59 (7%) 218(11%)
   Widowed 90 (8%) 57 (7%) 147 (8%)
Currently in full time education ? (n = 1888)    
   Yes 52 (5%) 27 (3%) 79 (4%)
   No 1043 (95%) 766 (97%) 1809(96%)
   If no, age left education (n = 1657)    
Less than 16 years 318(35%) 482 (66%) 800 (48%)
16 to 22 years 401 (43%) 219(30%) 620 (38%)
Older than 22 years 204 (22%) 33 (4%) 237 (14%)
Ethnic group (n = 1889)    
   White 892 (82%) 791 (99%) 1683 (89%)
   Other 201 (18%) 5 (1%) 206(11%)
Employment status (n = 1895)    
   Student 54 (5%) 28 (4%) 82 (4%)
   Full time worker 352 (32%) 248(31%) 600 (32%)
   Part time worker 133 (12%) 112(14%) 245 (13%)
   Unemployed 123(11%) 48 (6%) 171 (9%)
   Retired 293 (27%) 262 (33%) 555 (29%)
   Other 140 (13%) 102 (12%) 242 (13%)
  1. a For children less than 16 years of age responses to these questions are those of the parent or guardian b Denominators for each item differ due to non-completion of particular questions