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Table 1 Demographic and Parkinson’s disease-related clinical characteristics of surveyed participants

From: Acceptability and practicability of self-management for patients with Parkinson’s disease based on smartphone applications in China

Variable No. %
Age (years)
 ≤ 60 46 22.55
 61–70 84 41.76
 ≥ 71 74 36.27
Gender
 Male 115 56.37
 Female 89 43.63
Resident location
 Urban 172 84.31
 Rural 32 15.69
Education level
 ≤ 6 39 19.12
 7–12 127 62.25
 ≥ 13 38 18.63
Occupation (employment)
 self-employed 32 15.69
 Stable work or retirees 172 84.31
Number of anti-PD drug
 ≤ two drugs 145 71.08
 ≥ three drugs 59 28.92
PD course
 ≤ 5 133 65.20
 ≥ 6 71 34.80
MDS-UPDRS (Hoehn & Yahr Grade)
 ≤ 50(I ~ II) 115 56.37
 51–100(III) 89 43.63