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Table 2 Summary statistics of patient demographics

From: A feasibility study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care

 Male 4
 Female 6
Age (years)
 Mean (±standard deviation) 73.1 (±4.04)
 Median 73.5
 Range 68–78
Number of repeat medications
 Mean (±standard deviation) 6.4 (±2.2)
 Median 6
 Range 4–10
Number of chronic conditionsa
 Mean (±standard deviation) 3.4 (±1.4)
 Median 3
 Range 2–7
  1. aAssessment based on clinical conditions recorded in patients’ medical records