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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Factors affecting healthcare pathways for chronic lung disease management in Vietnam: a qualitative study on patients’ perspectives

Participant characteristics (n = 41)  
Age (years) 68 (median)
Gender n (%)
 Male 30 (73)
 Female 11 (27)
Diagnoses n (%)
 COPD 31 (75.6)
 Asthma 8 (19.53)
 Asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) 2 (4.87)
Provinces n (%)
 Hanoi 7 (17)
 Thanh Hoa 11 (26.8)
 Ca Mau 10 (24.4)
 Ho Chi Minh city 10 (24.4)
 Other provinces 3 (7.4)
Department where the patients are being treated/followed up n (%)
 Inpatient department 13 (32)
 Outpatient department 28 (68)