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Table 4 Awareness of NHS National Data Opt-Out scheme. Respondents were asked whether they were aware they could opt-out of their anonymised health data being used

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

  Yes No Unsure
Age (years)
 13–17 10.3% 84.5% 5.2%
 18–24 29.4% 64.7% 5.9%
 25–34 44.2% 51.9% 3.9%
 35–44 32.4% 64.9% 2.7%
 45–54 46.2% 48.7% 5.1%
 55–64 22.0% 75.6% 2.4%
 65–74 35.0% 57.5% 7.5%
 75–84 56.3% 37.5% 6.3%
 85+ 20.0% 80.0% 0.0%
Gender
 Male 24.2% 72.5% 3.3%
 Female 36.9% 57.5% 5.6%
Ethnicity
 White 33.6% 61.3% 5.1%
 Asian/ Asian British 26.7% 71.1% 2.2%
 Black/ African/Caribbean/ Black British 41.7% 50.0% 8.3%
 Mixed/ multiple ethnic groups 0.0% 100% 0.0%
 Other 22.2% 77.8% 0.0%
Participant group
 Patient 28.6% 67.1% 4.3%
 Patient carer 24.0% 68.0% 8.0%
 Visiting someone 33.3% 66.7% 0.0%
 NHS Staff 53.0% 43.4% 3.6%
 NHS Volunteer 71.4% 21.4% 7.1%
 Public member 16.7% 83.3% 0.0%