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Table 1 Characteristics of the staff in intervention and control group (n = 365)

From: Evaluation of person-centeredness in nursing homes after a palliative care intervention: pre- and post-test experimental design

Background variable Intervention group (n 167) Control group (n 198)
Age
 median year (range) 47 (21–66) 49 (21–65)
Sex
 Men/Women (number) 10/157 9/189
Working experience
 median year (range) 11 (0–44) 14 (0–41)
Profession (n/%)
 Assistant nurse 151/90 179/90
 Registered nurse 8/5 8/4
 Occupational therapist 2/1 2/1
 Physiotherapist 1/0.5 3/2
 Frontline managers 5/3 6/3
Experience in general palliative care
 yes (n/%) 154/92 188/95
Experience in specialist palliative care
 yes (n/%) 21/13 20/10