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Table 2 Characteristics of direct care providers, IT experts and administrators (N = 44)

From: Keep in touch (KIT): perspectives on introducing internet-based communication and information technologies in palliative care

Participants characteristics N (%)
Age
  ≤ 30 4 (9.1)
 31–40 11 (25.0)
 41–50 8 (18.2)
 51–60 15 (34.1)
  ≥ 61 4 (9.1)
 Missing 2 (4.5)
Gender
 Female 25 (56.8)
 Male 19 (43.2)
Education
 Completed post-secondary 36 (81.8)
 Some post-secondary 7 (15.9)
 High school 1 (2.3)
Occupation
 Nurse 12 (27.3)
 HCA/clerical 8 (18.2)
 Manager 7 (15.9)
 Doctor 5 (11.4)
 Other professional 5 (11.4)
 Senior executive 4 (9.1)
 Info technologist 3 (6.8)
Years in current occupation
  ≤ 5 9 (20.5)
 6–15 18 (40.9)
 16–25 6 (13.6)
 26–35 6 (13.6)
  ≥ 36 5 (11.4)