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Table 3 Patients’ ratings of preferred health promotion methods and materials (%)

From: Health promotion services for patients having non-comminicable diseases: Feedback from patients and health care providers in Cape Town, South Africa

Health education method/materials Overall choice Percentage (N) 1st choice % 2nd choice % 3rd choice % 4th choice %
Individual counselling 71 (414) 56 17 15 12
Watching a video 69 (398) 22 26 23 30
Club or support group 64 (371) 31 40 18 11
Booklets 58 (336) 19 16 23 42
Pamphlets 52 (303) 9 19 41 32
Posters 43 (250) 13 34 25 28
Workshop/group counselling 39 (227) 11 26 40 24