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Table 2 Composition of the French Speaking Focus Group Discussions (FGDs)

From: Geriatric day hospital: opportunity or threat? A qualitative exploratory study of the referral behaviour of Belgian general practitioners

Region FGD Users or non-users of GDH General Practitioner Gender Years of work experience Setting Estimated percentage of patients > 65 years For users: number of referrals to GDH
Liège Users GP1 Male 25 Solo 40% 6-10
(n = 3)   GP2 Male 36 Solo 20 - 25% > 10
   GP3 Male 28 Solo 25% 0-5
Liège Non-users GP1 Female 14 Solo 20% n/a
(n = 6)   GP2 Male 20 Solo 20% n/a
   GP3 Female 6 Group 25% n/a
   GP4 Female 12 Group 30% n/a
   GP5 Male 3 Group 25 - 30% n/a
   GP6 Male 20 Solo 50% n/a
Hainaut Non-users GP1 Male Missing Duo Missing n/a
(n = 7)   GP2 Male 28 Solo 60% n/a
   GP3 Male 17 Solo 25% n/a
   GP4 Male 28 Solo 50% n/a
   GP5 Female 27 Duo 70% n/a
   GP6 Male 27 Duo 15% n/a
   GP7 Male 21 Solo 20% n/a
Hainaut Users GP1 Male 30 Solo 30% 0-5
(n = 8)   GP2 Male 42 Duo 50% 0-5
   GP3 Male 28 Solo 20% 0-5
   GP4 Male 24 Solo 20% 0-5
   GP5 Male 33 Solo 40% 6-10
   GP6 Male 30 Solo 35% 6-10
   GP7 Female 25 Solo 25% 0-5
   GP8 Male 29 Solo 30% 0-5
Brussels Users GP1 Male 27 Solo 40% 0
(n = 4)   GP2 Male 47 Solo 35% 0-5
   GP3 Male 35 Solo 50% 0-5
   GP4 man 35 Solo 40% > 10
Brussels Non-users GP1 Male 32 Solo 30% n/a
(n = 3)   GP2 Male 39 Solo > 50% n/a
   GP3 Male 34 Solo 30% 0-5
Luxemburg Users GP1 Male 25 Solo 15% 0-5
(n = 6)   GP2 Male 30 Duo 25% 0-5
   GP3 Female 6 Duo 20% 0-5
   GP4 Male 24 Solo 40% 0-5
   GP5 Female 10 Solo 15 - 20% 0-5
   GP6 Male 11 Solo 30% 0-5
Luxemburg Non-users GP1 Male 35 Solo 60% n/a
(n = 8)   GP2 Male 32 Solo 45% n/a
   GP3 Male 19 Missing 25% n/a
   GP4 Female 3,5 Missing 20% n/a
   GP5 Female 14 Solo 30% n/a
   GP6 Male 21 Solo 30% n/a
   GP7 Male 32 Solo 30 - 40% n/a
   GP8 Male 34 Solo 40% n/a
Namur Users GP1 Male 15 Solo 35% 0
(n = 9)   GP2 Male 28 Solo 15 - 25% 6-10
   GP3 Male 35 Solo 35% 0-5
   GP4 Female 26 Solo 30% 0-5
   GP5 Female 30 Solo 30% 6-10
   GP6 Male 30 Solo 50% 6-10
   GP7 Male 31 Duo 50% Missing
   GP8 Male 30 Solo > 60% Missing
   GP9 Male 34 Solo 40% Missing
Namur Non-users GP1 Male 35 Solo 35% n/a
(n = 9)   GP2 Male 38 Solo 30% n/a
   GP3 Male 28 Solo 30% n/a
   GP4 Male 25 Solo 30% n/a
   GP5 Male 29 Solo 40% n/a
   GP6 Male 30 Solo 30 - 40% n/a
   GP7 Male 22 Solo 30% n/a
   GP8 Male 40 Solo 80% n/a
   GP9 Male 20 Solo 30 - 40% n/a