Skip to main content

Table 4 Characteristics of participants

From: Determinants of implementing pet robots in nursing homes for dementia care

  Sample size (n)
Organisational leaders 10
  Assistant director/Director of nursing 6
  Clinical nurse manager 3
  Occupational therapy manager 1
Healthcare professionals 12
  Nurse 5
  Healthcare assistant 1
  Activity coordinator 2
  Occupational therapist 3
  Physical therapist (Physiotherapist) 1
Gender
  Male 4
  Female 18
Age group (in years)
  20 – 29 2
  30 – 39 3
  40 – 49 8
  50 – 59 3
  70 and over 1
Years of experience in dementia care
  1 to 3 years 3
  4 to 6 years 3
  7 to 9 years 3
  Over 10 years 11
Owns or has owned a pet
  Yes 16
  No 6
Considers self as an animal lover
  Yes 19
  No 1
  Unsure 2
Have seen a pet robot
  Yes 13
  No 9
Have used a pet robot
  Yes 7
  No 15