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Table 2 Demographic profile of participants

From: A qualitative study on healthcare professionals’ perceived barriers to insulin initiation in a multi-ethnic population

Characteristics Number (n = 38) % Mean ± SD (Range)
Age    47.0 ± 9.9 years (30–66 years)
Sex    
Female 29 76.3  
Male 9 23.7  
Ethnicity    
Malays 13 34.2  
Chinese 12 31.6  
Indians 10 26.3  
Others 3 7.9  
Professional background    
General practitioner 11 36.7  
Family medicine specialist 10 33.3  
Government policy maker 4 13.3  
Diabetes nurse educators 3 10.0  
Endocrinologists 2 6.7  
Healthcare sector    
Public 24 63.2  
Private 14 36.8