Table 1

Characteristics of the investigated participants (intention-to treat population)

Control (n=100), n (%)Intervention (n=101), n (%)p Value
Males50 (50.0)58 (57.4)0.3*
Mean of age (±SD)72.41 (±12.2)71.5 (±15.0)0.6†
Type of questions
 Therapy74 (74.0)79 (78.2)0.5*
 Others, and among these:26 (26.0)22 (21.8)
 Cost/efficacy1 (1.0)2 (2.0)
 Diagnosis1 (1.0)0
 Aetiology9 (9.0)7 (6.9)
 Prevention2 (2.0)3 (3.0)
 Clinical finding1 (1.0)1 (1.0)
 Diagnostic tests12 (12.0)9 (8.9)
  • 2 Test.

  • †Student t test.