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Table 1 Demographics and characteristics of the responders

From: Evaluating patients’ perceptions regarding generic medicines in Jordan

Characteristic N (% )
The monthly income  
  Less than 500 JD 237 (59.25)
  501-1000 JD 84 (21.00)
  More than 1001 JD 79 (19.75)
Educational level  
  Post graduate 79 (19.75)
  Bachelor degree 170 (42.50)
  College 62 (15.50)
  High school 89 (22.25)
Percentage paid from the prescription cost  
  Do not pay at all 81 (20.25)
  Pay only a percentage 66 (16.50)
  Pay full cost 253 (63.25)
No. of medicines in the prescription  
  1-3 29 (7.25)
  4-6 57 (14.25)
  More than 6 314 (78.50)
Chronic Medical condition  
  Cardio-vascular diseases 122 (30.50)
  Endocrine diseases 138 (34.50)
  Respiratory diseases 95 (23.75)
  Other chronic diseases 45 (11.25)
General health Status  
  Poor 18 (4.50)
  Fair 64 (16.00)
  Good 142 (35.50)
  Very good 121 (30.25)
  Excellent 55 (13.75)