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Table 2 Demographics of the 308 participants who completed the questionnaires. All category responses were self-defined by respondents

From: Perceptions of anonymised data use and awareness of the NHS data opt-out amongst patients, carers and healthcare staff

  % (N)
Gender
 Male 39.3% (121)
 Female 58.4% (180)
 Prefer to self-define 0% (0)
 Prefer not to say 2.3% (7)
Age
 13–17 years 19.2% (59)
 18–24 years 5.5% (17)
 25–34 years 17.2% (53)
 35–44 years 12.0% (37)
 45–54 years 13,0% (40)
 55–64 years 13.3% (41)
 65–74 years 13.0% (40)
 75–84 years 5.2% (16)
 85 years or over 1.6% (5)
Ethnicity
 White 70.8% (218)
 Asian/ Asian British 14.6% (45)
 Black/ African/Caribbean/ Black British 7.8% (24)
 Mixed/ multiple ethnic groups 3.2% (10)
 Other 2.9% (9)
 Prefer not to say 0.6% (2)
Participant group
 Patient 22.7% (70)
 Carer 8.4% (26)
 Visitor to hospital 4.9% (15)
 NHS Staff 26.9% (83)
 NHS Volunteer 4.5% (14)
 Public member 28.9% (89)
 Prefer not to say 3.6% (11)