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Table 2 Socio-demographic details of recruited patients

From: Investigating the collection and assessment of patient-reported outcome data amongst unplanned surgical hospital admissions: a feasibility study

  Patients recruited n = 166 (%)
Female 98 (59.0)
Median age (range) 53 (19–100)
Marital status*  
Married 72 (46.5)
Single 31 (20.0)
Widowed–widower 25 (16.1)
Divorced 16 (10.3)
Co-habiting 11 (7.1)
Educational background*  
None 35 (22.6)
GCSEs 60 (38.7)
A-level 20 (12.9)
University degree 22 (14.2)
Vocational qualification 18 (11.6)
Employment status*  
Full-time 61 (39.4)
Retired 58 (37.4)
Part-time 16 (10.3)
Unemployed–sickness 9 (5.8)
Housewife/husband 4 (2.6)
Unemployed–seeking work 3 (1.9)
Other 4 (2.6)
  1. *Socio-demographic information obtained from 156 patients. Of the ten missing patients; four were discharged before information could be obtained, two were transferred to a different department before information could be obtained, three did not provide information for clinical reasons and the reason was unknown for one patient