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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of providers (n = 15) and decision-makers (n = 7)

From: Recommendations made by patients, caregivers, providers, and decision-makers to improve transitions in care for older adults with hip fracture: a qualitative study in Ontario, Canada

Characteristic # Providers # Decision-makers
Sex
 Male 2 2
 Female 13 5
Years in practice
 1 – 5 years 1 2
 6 – 10 years 2 1
 11 – 15 years 4 1
 16 – 20 years 3 1
 21 + years 4 1
 Not reported 1 1
Rolea
 Nurse 5 1
 Allied healthb 10 2
 Physician 0 1
 Senior Executive 0 1
 Director 1 2
 Team lead/ manager 2 4
Rurality
 Urban 5 3
 Rural 10 4
  1. aProviders and decision-makers with a clinical background and in a leadership role are counted twice in role
  2. bAllied health providers consisted of physical and occupational therapists and social workers