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Table 1 Phase 1 (clinical survey component) characteristics of the study subjects, by study group

From: “They just scraped off the calluses”: a mixed methods exploration of foot care access and provision for people with rheumatoid arthritis in south-western Sydney, Australia

  User Unmet demander Non-demander P
(n = 8) (n = 10) (n = 11)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age, years 58.6 (10.1) 62.1 (12.6) 59.6 (9.6) 0.857
Sex, n     
 Female 8 8 8 0.300
 Male 0 2 3 -
Disease duration, years 21.3 (12.2) 11.5 (6.7) 9.7 (9.6) 0.087
Marital status, n     
 Single 3 5 4 0.797
 Married 5 5 7 -
 Cohabiting 0 0 0 -
Education level, n     
 Low 0 2 2 0.243
 Medium 5 7 4 -
 High 3 1 5 -
Employment status, n     
 Full-time 1 2 3 0.539
 Part-time 2 0 1 -
 Unemployed 3 3 4 -
 Retired 2 5 3 -
SEIFA Australia 5.5 (1.5–8) 4.5 (1.75–8) 3 (2–5) 0.746
SEIFA NSW 5.5 (1.5–8) 5.5 (2.5–8) 3 (3–6) 0.806
  1. SEIFA Socio-Economic Index for Areas classification by postal area, NSW New South Wales, IQR inter-quartile range.