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Table 1 Basic qualifications of the participants (n = 520)

From: The International Classification of Functioning, Disabilities, and Health categories rated as necessary for care planning for older patients with heart failure: a survey of care managers in Japan

Basic qualifications of care managers n %
Medical qualifications
 Pharmacists 1 0.2
 Public health nurses 11 2.0
 Nurses 38 6.9
 Practical nurses 12 2.2
 Physiotherapists 5 0.9
 Occupational therapists 2 0.4
 Dietitians 6 1.1
 Dental hygienist 11 2.0
Care or welfare qualifications
 Social workers 96 17.4
 Psychiatric social workers 4 0.7
 Certified care workers 348 63.0
 Others 2 0.4
 Unlfilled 16 2.9
 Total 552 100.0
  1. Note: There is overlap because some participants have double or triple licences