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Table 1 Baseline characteristics; overall and by expressed intent to use the ePHRa

From: Patients with chronic kidney disease and their intent to use electronic personal health records

Characteristic Overall Intend to use ePHR n = 44 Don’t intend to use ePHR n = 19
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Age
 <65 Years 28 (44.4) 24 (54.5) 4 (21.1)
 ≥65 Years 35 (55.6) 20 (45.5) 15 (78.9)
Gender
 Male 48 (76.2) 34 (77.3) 14 (73.7)
 Female 15 (23.8) 10 (22.7) 5 (26.3)
Education
 No Post-secondary 30 (48.4) 17 (39.5) 13 (68.4)
 Post-secondary 32 (51.6) 26 (60.5) 6 (31.6)
Self-Perceived Health
 Fair or Poor 33 (52.4) 26 (59.1) 7 (36.8)
 Good to Excellent 30 (47.6) 18 (40.9) 12 (63.2)
Current use of Internet
 No 15 (23.8) 6 (13.6) 9 (47.4)
 Yes 48 (76.2) 38 (86.4) 10 (52.6)
Believe patients should have access to personal medical information
 No 15 (24.2) 5 (11.4) 10 (52.6)
 Yes 47 (75.8) 39 (88.6) 8 (42.1)
  1. aSome participants did not respond to all questions. Percentages were calculated based on the number of respondents for each question