Table 1

Participants’ characteristics

VariablesGroupsNumber of participants (n=11)
Type of participantHealthy individual4
Patient with LTCs (hypertension, asthma, osteoarthritis, epilepsy)4
Carer of patients with LTCs1
Patient with other medical condition (non-LTC)2
Participant had or offered a CP service after any hospital dischargeYes0
No8
Do not know/cannot remember3
Age groupMean (SD)59 (±18.6)
18–24 years1
25–34 years1
35–44 years0
45–54 years1
55–65 years3
>65 years5
GenderMale4
Female7
Ethnic groupWhite British10
White European1
Marital statusSingle6
Married3
Divorced/separated1
Widowed1
Employment statusPublic/government job2
Self-employed1
Retired8
Highest education levelGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education/O-levels1
A-level/National Vocational Qualification3
Diploma1
Degree3
Postgraduate3
  • CP, community pharmacy; LTCs, long-term conditions.