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Table 2 Characteristics of health care professionals participating in the focus groups (n = 21)

From: Supporting carers: health care professionals in need of system improvements and education - a qualitative study

  N Mean Range
Gender
 Women 16   
 Men 5   
Age   49 30–65
Years of work experience   20 5–38
Profession
 General Practitioner (GP) 4   
 Oncologist 4   
 Nurse 4   
 Cancer nurse 6   
 Pastor 1   
 Secretary 1   
 Nurse assistant 1   
Place of work - some had more than one
 Integrated clinic 5   
 Palliative care unit local hospital 5   
 Palliative care unit university hospital 4   
 General Practitioners’ office 4   
 Nursing home 8   
 Home care 4