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Table 5 Make-up of focus groups

From: The impact of a team-based intervention on the lifestyle risk factor management practices of community nurses: outcomes of the community nursing SNAP trial

Focus Group Age group (years) Gender No. of participants Average years working as community nurses (range)
Focus group 1 18 – 55 Female only 9 7.7 (0.5 – 21)
Focus group 2 35 – 55 Female only 3a 3.0 (0.5 – 7)
Focus group 3 18 – 65 Mixedb 7 5.9 (0.5 -20)
Focus group 4 18 – 65 Female only 12 9.8 (1–20)
  1. aThis was a small group but all three participants contributed actively to the discussion.
  2. bThere were 2 male nurses and 5 female nurses in this group.