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Table 1 Characteristics of interview participants

From: “It’s Somebody else’s responsibility”- perceptions of general practitioners, heart failure nurses, care home staff, and residents towards heart failure diagnosis and management for older people in long-term care: a qualitative interview study

Characteristics Interviews Prevalence study
Residents in care 17 399
 Mean (SD) age, (range) 85.3 (5.1, 73–94) 84.2 (7.2, 65–100)
 Male 7 (41%) 105 (26.3%)
 White British 17 (100%) 393 (98.5%)
White European 0 (0%) 6 (1.5%)
Care home type   
  Nursing 4 (24%) 120 (30%)
  Residential 12 (71%) 263 (66%)
  Dementia 1 (6%) 16 (4%)
General practitioners 5 93
Care home staff 8 31
HF specialist nurses 3 3