Table 1B Characteristics of the participant patients (= 14)
n (%)
Age
Mean age, years (range)63 (36–80)
<60 years5 (36)
60–69 years4 (29)
≥70 years5 (36)
Sex
Female11 (79)
Male3 (21)
Ethnicity
White British14 (100)
Highest qualification
None2 (14)
GCSE equivalent7 (50)
A-level1 (7)
Undergraduate degree2 (14)
Postgraduate1 (7)
PhD1 (7)
Employment status
Retired9 (64)
Working4 (29)
Homemaker1 (7)
Consultation outcome
Referral to a specialist6 (43)
No further action8 (57)