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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the sample studied among patients attending the outpatient department at the Phuentsholing General Hospital, May 2018

From: Rational use of paracetamol among out-patients in a Bhutanese district hospital bordering India: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%)
Age (years)
 18 to 25 160 (36.3)
 26 to 35 178 (40.4)
 36 to 45 56 (12.7)
 46 to 55 24 (5.4)
 56 to 65 15 (3.4)
 > 65 8 (1.8)
Sex
 Male 185 (41.9)
 Female 256 (58.1)
Education
 Cannot read and write 49 (11.1)
 Non-formal education 5 (1.1)
 Monastic education 2 (0.5)
 Primary school 35 (7.9)
 Secondary school 221 (50.1)
 Higher education 129 (29.3)
Comorbidities 91 (20.6)
Resident of Phuentsholing
 Resident of town 314 (71.2)
 Visitor to this town 127 (28.8)
Ethnicity
 Ngalong 95 (21.5)
 Sharchokpa 171 (38.8)
 Lhotshampa 115 (26.1)
 Others 60 (13.6)