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Table 2 Respondents’ relationship to persons with disability or chronic condition

From: “A doctor who really knows …”: a survey of community perspectives on medical students and practitioners with disability

Persons with disability known to respondentsPercentagen = 191
A relativea49.7%86
A close friend34.7%60
A person in your local communitya28.9%50
A colleague or co-worker16.2%28
Your partner14.5%25
Other person13.9%24
Your child9.3%17
Selfb8.7%15
Your health service provider0.6%1
Your boss0.6%1
  1. Total does not add to 100% due to multiple selections
  2. aAdditional free text responses included in this category
  3. bNew category emerged from free text responses