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Table 2 Characteristics of participants in the qualitative studies

From: Implementing telemonitoring in primary care: learning from a large qualitative dataset gathered during a series of studies

  Patients Professionals (number)
Study Mean age of patients Proportion of male patients Doctors (all general practitioners (GPs) except where stated) Nurses Therapists Managers and Administrators
COPD pilot [8] 68 59% 4 6 3 12
BP trial [9] 61 60% 9 11   
BP after stroke pilot trial [10] 66 75%   4   
COPD Trial [11] 68 47% 3 GPs, 1 respiratory specialist 9 6 12
Heart Failure [12] 75 61% 1 4   
Diabetes trial [13] 60 65% 4 6   
COPD “light touch” [14] 67 50%   3 5 6