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Table 3 Description of characteristics of health professionals

From: Rehabilitation needs for older adults with stroke living at home: perceptions of four populations

Health professionals (N = 25) Eastern Townships (n = 9) Montreal (n = 8) Chaudières-Appalaches (n = 8)
Gender (F) 5 7 8
Living environment (urban) 7 8 8
Field of practice    
Inpatient rehabilitation unit 0 5 5
Acute care hospital 2 3 1
Local community service centre 4 1 1
Day centre 2 0 0
Day hospital 1 1 2
Community organization 1 1 0
Professional discipline    
Dietetics 0 1 0
Specialized education 1 0 1
Occupational therapy 1 1 2
Nursing sciences 0 1 2
Social intervention 2 1 1
Neuropsychology 1 0 0
Speech therapy 1 1 0
Physiotherapy/Physical 3 2 2
Rehabilitation therapy    
Psychology 0 1 0
Experience with stroke clientele    
Less than 2 years 0 0 2
2–4 years 1 1 0
5–8 years 1 1 2
9 years or more 7 6 4