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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of sample

From: Discrete-choice modelling of patient preferences for modes of drug administration

Characteristics (of 442 respondents) N (% of sample)
Gender
 Male* 181 (40.95)
 Female 261 (59.05)
Respondents’ age
 17–34 years 151 (34.16)
 35–49 years 155 (35.07)
  ≥ 50 years 136 (30.77)
Employment status
 Employed 307 (69.46)
 Unemployed* 135 (30.54)
Household-income category
  < £15,000 (per year) 109 (24.66)
 £15,000 – £29,999 (per year) 134 (30.32)
 £30,000 – £49,999 (per year) 118 (26.70)
 £50,000 – £75,000 (per year) 52 (11.76)
  > £75,000 (per year)* 29 (6.56)
Highest education achieved
 GCSEs O & A levels 189 (42.76)
 Higher education* 212 (47.96)
 Vocational training 41 (9.28)
Prior illness (in the past year)
 Yes 178 (40.27)
 No* 264 (59.73)
  1. Notes: N = number of respondents; * indicates the reference category for the effects coding used (see also Table 2)