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Table 1 Age and sex of participants

From: Low literacy Chinese patients: how are they affected and how do they cope with health matters? A qualitative study

Number of participants
focus group: 27   
individual: 9   
Total: 36   
Age focus group individual Total
30–39 1 1 2
40–49 0 0 0
50–59 1 1 2
60–69 14 3 17
70–79 6 2 8
80–89 5 2 7
Sex focus group individual Total
male 4 4 8
female 23 5 28