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Table 1 Expert Group Demographic Profile

From: Consensus for a primary care clinical decision-making tool for assessing, diagnosing, and managing shoulder pain in Alberta, Canada

CATEGORY BASELINE (n = 55) Round 1 (n = 51) Round 2 (n = 46) Round 3 (n = 30)
Occupation
Physicians 26 25 23 14
  Orthopaedic surgeon 10 10 9 4
  Sport medicine 10 9 8 6
  Family/General practitioner 3 3 3 3
  Radiologist 2 2 2 1
  Physiatrist 1 1 1 0
Allied Health 28 25 23 15
  Physiotherapist 25 24 22 15
  Occupational therapist 2 0 0 0
  Athletic therapist 1 1 1 0
Patient Advocate 1 1 0 1
Health Region
Physicians 26 25 23 14
  Calgary 7 7 5 4
  Edmonton 11 10 10 7
  North 3 3 3 0
  Central 1 1 1 1
  South 4 4 4 2
Allied Health 28 25 23 15
  Calgary 14 12 10 8
  Edmonton 7 6 6 5
  North 1 1 1 0
  Central 3 3 3 1
  South 3 3 3 1
Patient Advocate 1 1 0 1
  Calgary 1 1 0 1