Table 1

Participant characteristics

CharacteristicsAll patients
(n=24)
Standard care patients
(n=12)
CCP patients
(n=12)
Age in years* (mean (SD))53 (14)57 (15)49 (11)
Female (n (%))12 (50)6 (50)6 (50)
Years since CCP study enrolment* (mean (SD))2.7 (1.2)2.7 (1.3)2.7 (1.1)
Chronic medical conditions (n (%))
Heart failure11 (46)7 (58)4 (33)
Coronary artery disease6 (25)4 (33)2 (17)
Diabetes11 (46)7 (58)4 (33)
End-stage renal disease10 (42)5 (42)5 (42)
Chronic lung disease†8 (33)7 (58)1 (8)
Cancer2 (8)1 (8)1 (8)
Rheumatologic disease‡2 (8)02 (17)
Other§2 (8)1 (8)1 (8)
  • *At time of interview.

  • †Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Asthma, Interstitial lung disease, Pulmonary arterial hypertension, Cystic fibrosis.

  • ‡Scleroderma, Crohn’s disease.

  • §Sickle cell disease, Spina bifida.

  • CCP, Comprehensive Care Programme.