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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Using mixed methods to select optimal mode of administration for a patient-reported outcome instrument for people with pressure ulcers

  Self-completed (n = 49) Administered (n = 21) Total (n = 70)
Patient age (years)    
  Mean (SD) 65 (15) 62 (16) 64 (15)
  Median (range) 68 (21-85) 65 (27-93) 66 (21-93)
  Under 70 years of age 25 14 39
  70 years or older 24 7 31
  Missing 0 0 0
  Gender    
  Male 33 (67.3%) 14 (66.7%) 47 (67.1%
  Female 16 (32.7%) 7 (33.3%) 23 (32.9%)
Type of healthcare setting    
  Acute hospital 26 (53.0%) 12 (57.1%) 38 (54.3%)
  Community 23 (47.0%) 9 (42.9%) 32 (45.7%)
  Pressure ulcer severity    
  Superficial grades 1/2 28 (57.1%) 12 (57.1%) 40 (57.1%)
  Severe grades 3/4 21 (42.9%) 9 (42.9%) 30 (42.9%)
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