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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample of participants in the telephone interviews.

From: Feasibility and acceptance of electronic quality of life assessment in general practice: an implementation study

Characteristics Physicians
(n = 17)
Assistants
(n = 27)
Patients
(n = 280)
Female; n (%) 3 (18) 27 (100) 174 (62)
Age; mean (± SD) 50 (± 8) 33 (± 12) 62 (± 13)
Years in (this particular) practice;
mean (± SD)
13 (± 9) 7 (± 6) 13 (± 10)
Computer literacy; n (%)    
- skilled user 15 (88) 24 (89) 64 (23)
- some familiarity 2 (12) 3 (11) 45 (16)
- novice - - 35 (13)
- none - - 134 (48)
Duration of patients' disease (years); mean (± SD) - - 14 (± 13)
Severity of patients'disease; n (%) - -  
- minor - - 75 (27)
- intermediate - - 107 (38)
- serious - - 83 (30)
- no information/I don't know - - 15 (5)