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Table 4 Socio-demographic details of patients that provided baseline PRO data only compared with those who also providedfollow-up PRO data

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

  Patients providing baseline PRO data only n = 79 (%) Patients providing baseline and follow-up data n = 74 (%)
Female 47 (59.5) 43 (58.1)
Median age (range) 55 (19–100) 61 (19–97)
Marital status   
Married 38 (48.1) 33 (44.6)
Single 17 (21.5) 15 (20.3)
Widowed-widower 11 (13.9) 13 (17.6)
Divorced 7 (8.9) 8 (10.8)
Co-habiting 6 (7.6) 5 (6.8)
Educational background   
None 20 (25.3) 13 (17.6)
GCSEs 29 (36.7) 32 (43.2)
A-level 9 (11.4) 11 (14.9)
University degree 10 (12.7) 12 (16.2)
Vocational qualification 11 (13.9) 6 (8.1)
Employment status   
Full-time 38 (48.1) 28 (37.8)
Retired 23 (29.1) 27 (36.5)
Part-time 6 (7.6) 10 (13.5)
Unemployed–sickness 6 (7.6) 4 (5.4)
Housewife/husband 3 (3.8) 1 (1.4)
Unemployed–seeking work 1 (1.3) 2 (2.7)
Other 2 (2.5) 2 (2.7)