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Table 1 Characteristics of PCI patients who completed baseline and follow-up assessments (N = 436)a

From: Adaptation and psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the heart continuity of care questionnaire (HCCQ)

  N (%) or Mean (SD)
Gender
 Male 323 (74%)
 Female 113 (26%)
 Mean age in years (SD) 66.4 (10.3)
Cohabital status
 Living with others 335 (82%)
 Living alone 74 (18%)
Education level attained
 Primary School 102 (24%)
 Trade school 154 (37%)
 High School 47 (11%)
 College/University 118 (28%)
Employed
 Work full-time 131 (33%)
 Retired 204 (51%)
 Other (work part-time, sick leave, disability pension, seeking employment) 65 (16%)
Duration of hospital stay
 1 day 94 (23%)
 2 days 75 (18%)
 3 days 66 (16%)
 4 days 65 (16%)
  > 4 days 115 (28%)
Transferred
 Discharged to home 313 (75%)
 Transferred to another hospital 89 (21%)
 Other 16 (4%)
Cardiac rehabilitation
 Yes 172 (41%)
 No 244 (59%)
First post-discharge meeting with GP
 Before 4 weeks 264 (64%)
 Within 4–8 weeks 88 (21%)
 Have not visited the GP 59 (14%)
Duration of patient’s relationship with current GP
 Below 1 year 61 (14%)
 1–2 years 42 (10%)
 Between 2 and 4 years 67 (16%)
 More than 5 years 253 (60%)
Sufficient time in consultations with GP
 Not at all 12 (3%)
 To a small degree 13 (3%)
 To some degree 92 (22%)
 To a large degree 215 (52%)
 To a very large degree 85 (20%)
  1. aTotal counts (N) for a given variable may not necessarily sum to 436, because some patients failed to answer some items