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Table 2 Settings and Participants

From: Community service provider perceptions of implementing older adult fall prevention in Ontario, Canada: a qualitative study

  Total (n = 84)
n %
Health Unit Area
North Bay / Parry Sound 24 29%
Simcoe Muskoka 21 25%
York Region 39 46%
Type of Community Served
Urban 34 40%
Rural 3 4%
Both Urban and Rural 47 56%
Provider Occupation
Health Care Professional 41 49%
Health Care Worker 10 12%
Administration 10 12%
Other 9 11%
Emergency Services Provider 4 5%
Recreation/Fitness Leader 4 5%
Social Services Worker 4 5%
Retailer 1 1%
Volunteer 1 1%
Role in Organizationa
Director 8 10%
Manager 17 20%
Supervisor 8 10%
Direct Service Provider 44 53%
Other 6 7%
Highest Level of Education Achieveda
Graduate Degree/Post-secondary 21 25.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 32 38.6%
College Diploma/Certificate 26 31.3%
Technical/Trade School 2 2.4%
High School 2 2.4%
  1. aNumbers do not add up to 84 as a result of missing scores(n = 1)