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Table 1 Selected characteristics of study participants involved in 14 focus groups and 19 one-on-one key informant interviews

From: What is a prevention visit? A qualitative study of a structured approach to prevention and screening – the BETTER WISE project

Total # of participants (focus groups) N = 124
Characteristic No. (%)
 Gender
  Male 20 (16%)
  Female 104 (84%)
 Profession
  Primary Care Physician 38 (31%)
  Admin/MOA/clerical staff 29 (23%)
  Registered Nurse 16 (13%)
  Clinic manager / coordinator / director 14 (11%)
  Other clinicians (social worker, pharmacist, dieticians) 10 (8%)
  Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse 9 (7%)
  Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant 6 (5%)
  Family Medicine Residents 2 (2%)
 Province
  Alberta 67 (54%)
  Ontario 37 (30%)
  Newfoundland & Labrador 20 (16%)
Total # of participants (key informant interviews) N = 17
(2 PPs completed a second interview when they left role)
Characteristic
 Gender
  Male 2
  Female 15
 Profession
  Registered Nurse 3
  Licensed or Registered Practical Nurse 5
  Physician 2
  Nurse practitioner 1
  Dietician 1
  Pharmacist 1
  Clinic director 1
  Clinic coordinator 1
  Clinic medical assistant 1
  Kinesiologist 1
 Province
  Alberta 7
  Ontario 5
  Newfoundland & Labrador 5
  1. All Prevention Practitioners participated in both focus groups and key informant interviews