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Table 3 Characteristics of health and social care professionals

From: “I just keep thinking that I don’t want to rely on people.” a qualitative study of how people living with dementia achieve and maintain independence at home: stakeholder perspectives

Characteristics n (%) or mean (SD)
Age 41.4 (10.9)
GenderFemale13 (68.4)
Male6 (31.6)
EthnicityWhite British9 (47.4)
White other5 (26.3)
Indian2 (10.5)
Other3 (15.8)
Professional roleCommissioner3 (15.8)
Social worker2 (10.5)
Dementia lead2 (10.5)
Service manager2 (10.5)
Psychologist2 (10.5)
Support worker2 (10.5)
GP2 (10.5)
Geriatrician1 (5.3)
Nurse1 (5.3)
Physiotherapist1 (5.3)
Psychiatrist1 (5.3)
Time working in dementia care1–3 years1 (5.3)
3–5 years5 (26.3)
5–10 years5 (26.3)
10+ years8 (42.1)
Personal experience of dementiaYes12 (63.2)
No7 (36.8)