Table 2

Frequency distributions and mean scores for personal well-being (PWS), health status (howRu), health confidence (HCS) and patient experience (howRwe) by gender, age group, encounter type and number of medications taken

VariablenPersonal well-being (PWS)Health status (howRu)Health confidence (HCS)Patient experience (howRwe)
Overall1324 (100%)60.465.470.689.2
Gender
 Male795 (60.0%)59.565.171.489.8
 Female515 (38.9%)61.465.869.488.0
 N/A14 (1.1%)75.762.571.590.9
Age group
 20–2911 (0.8%)38.654.562.194.4
 30–3915 (1.1%)32.854.465.091.7
 40–497 (0.5%)56.065.569.0100.0
 50–5936 (2.7%)41.950.966.284.9
 60–6982 (6.2%)46.056.665.586.3
 70–79256 (19.3%)57.362.468.387.7
 80–89651 (49.2%)63.668.372.789.8
 90–99226 (17.1%)64.967.170.691.3
 100+3 (0.2%)66.741.772.275.0
 N/A37 (2.8%)64.667.069.780.3
Type
 On referral647 (48.9%)56.062.466.785.4
 Post referral677 (51.1%)64.668.274.491.7
No of medications
 None27 (2.0%)60.776.071.889.9
 1 or 2122 (9.2%)55.966.368.585.4
 3 to 5539 (40.7%)63.270.673.490.1
 6 to 9413 (31.2%)60.663.369.589.7
 10 or more186 (14.0%)54.853.966.787.3
 N/A37 (2.8%)60.560.767.685.0