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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Public perspectives on disinvestments in drug funding: results from a Canadian deliberative public engagement event on cancer drugs

  No. of participants (N = 24) Percent (%) of total
Sex
 Female 13 54.2
 Male 11 45.8
Age
 18–24 1 4.2
 25–34 5 20.8
 35–49 4 16.7
 50–64 9 37.5
 65+ 5 20.8
Regional Health Authoritya of primary residence
 Vancouver 8 33.3
 Fraser 7 29.2
 Island 4 16.7
 Interior 4 16.7
 Northern 1 4.2
Experience with a chronic illness (personal or caregiver)
 No 16 66.7
 Yes 8 33.3
Ethnicity
 Caucasian 16 66.7
 Chinese 3 12.5
 South Asian 1 4.2
 Aboriginal 1 4.2
 Other 3 12.5
Highest level of education attained
 High school 6 25.0
 Some university 2 8.3
 University or College 16 66.7
Annual household income
 < $20,000 3 12.5
 $20,000 – $34,999 3 12.5
 $35,000 – $49,999 3 12.5
 $50,000 – $79,999 7 29.2
 $80,000+ 8 33.3
Have children?
 Yes 13 54.2
 No 11 45.8
  1. aA map of the Regional Health Authorities can be found here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/partners/health-authorities/regional-health-authorities