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Table 2 Characteristics of participants (figures are numbers)

From: A computer decision aid for medical prevention: a pilot qualitative study of the Personalized Estimate of Risks (EsPeR) system

  January session October session
  Group A (n = 11) Group B (n = 11) Group A (n = 8) Group B (n = 6)
Age, median (IQR) 46 (11) 51 (10) 42.5 (11.5) 51 (10)
Sex (number of males) 8 11 7 6
Practice setting     
   Health centre 5 1 0 0
   Teaching activity 3 8 0 0
   Ambulatory (urban) - - 6 4
   Ambulatory (semi-rural) - - 2 2
Use of computer during consultation 6 10 8 6
Use of an electronic medical record (EMR) 6 10 8 5
Use of EMR during consultation 4 10 7 5
Use of decision support systems for diagnosis 2 4 1 1
Use of decision support systems for prescription 2 9 8 5