Table 2

 Patients' perceptions of risk versus actual situation using a random sample of 108 patients taken from the questionnaire respondents

Risk groupNumber of
patients (n=108)
(%)
Patient correctly identified themselves as not being in a risk group50(46.3)
Patient not in a risk group but thought they were3 (2.8)
Patient correctly identified themselves as being in a risk group39(36.1)
Patient in a risk group but chose incorrect group2 (1.9)
Patient in a risk group but unaware that they were or did not tick a category14(13.0)