Table 2 Characteristics of study participants (sample interviewed)
Sex, N (%)
    Male11 (37)
    Female19 (63)
Age, yearsN (%)
    >5019 (63)
    16–507 (23)
Parents of children <11 years4 (13)
Service receivedDoctor (%)Nurse (%)Total (%)
    Treatment centre consultation11 (44)0 (0)11 (37)
    Telephone advice4 (16)3* (60)7 (23)
    Home visit10 (40)2† (40)12 (40)
    Total25 (100)5 (100)30 (100)
  • *Out-of-hours service nurse.

  • †District nurse.

  • *Out-of-hours service nurse.

  • †District nurse.