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Table 6 Description of Healthcare Providers (n = 42)

From: Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Category n (%)
Sex
 Female 40 (95.2)
 Male 2 (4.8)
Age  
 18–44 17 (40.5)
 45–64 25 (59.5)
Highest Education Achieved
 Graduated from Secondary School 1 (2.4)*
 Diploma 7 (16.7)
 Bachelor’s Degree 17 (40.5)
 Master’s Degree 7 (16.7)
 MD 4 (9.5)
 Certificate 6 (14.3)
Professional Background
 Case Manager 1 (2.4)
 Exercise Therapist 1 (2.4)
 Nurse Practitioner 1 (2.4)
 Personal Support Worker/Healthcare Aide 6 (14.3)
 Pharmacist 1 (2.4)
 Family Physician 4 (9.5)
 Physiotherapist 3 (7.1)
 Registered Dietician 1 (2.4)
 Registered Nurse 12 (28.6)
 Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse 7 (16.7)
 Speech Language Pathologist 1 (2.4)
 Social Worker 4 (9.5)
Years Practicing
 0–5 years 7 (16.7)
 6–10 years 7 (16.7)
 11–15 years 8 (19.0)
 16–20 years 3 (7.1)
 20+ years 17 (40.5)
Work Setting
 Primary Care 20 (47.6)
 Home Care 19 (45.2)
 Community Care 3 (7.1)
  1. *Because of rounding, at times, percentages add up to 99.9–100.1