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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients and family members. (n = 82)

From: Patient experiences of engagement with care plans and healthcare professionals’ perceptions of that engagement

Demographic variables Patients Family members Total p-value
Participant who completed the assessment 36 (43.9%) 46 (56.1%) 82 0.441
Age (mean ± SD) 40.86 ± 15.92 35.61 ± 24.88 37.9 ± 18.98 0.053
Gender
 Male 20 (55.6%) 24 (52.1%) 44 (53.7%) 0.761
 Female 16 (44.4%) 22 (57.9%) 38 (46.3%)
Level of Education:
 Illiterate 5 (13.9%) 4 (8.7%) 9 (11%) 0.377
 Primary school 9 (25%) 14 (30.4%) 23 (28%)
 High school 18 (50%) 20 (43.5%) 38 (46%)
 University and above 4 (11.1%) 8 (17.4%) 12 (15%)