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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of respondents in the survey (n = 357) and qualitative study (n = 16)

From: Reasons why Thai patients with chronic kidney disease use or do not use herbal and dietary supplements

Demographics The survey (n = 357) The qualitative study (n = 16)
  Frequency (Percentage)
Mean age and SD 66 ± 13 years 62.5 ± 12.3 years
Sex
 Male 162 (45.4) 6 (37.5)
 Female 195 (54.6) 10 (62.5)
Current address
 Bangkok 132 (37.0) 6 (37.5)
 Rural areas 225 (63.0) 10 (62.5)
Education
 Primary or secondary school 254 (71.1) 8 (50.0)
 Higher education 103 (28.9) 8 (50.0)