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Table 1 HCP and P&C experience of using ATs, and reasons for not using ATs

From: Translation of evidence-based Assistive Technologies into stroke rehabilitation: users’ perceptions of the barriers and opportunities

Used ATs HCPs (N = 290) (%) P&C (N = 122) (%)
Often 23 (8) 14 (11)
Sometimes 147 (51) 30 (25)
Never 120 (41) 78 (64)
  No reason given by 6 respondents Reasons given by 78 respondents were:
  Reasons given by 114 respondents were: Lack of knowledge (N = 48)
  Lack of access (N = 98) Lack of access (N = 21)
  Lack of knowledge (N = 27) I do not think I need one (N = 9)
  Do not think they work (N = 1) A professional told me they were not appropriate (N = 4)
  12/114 cited 2 reasons 4/78 cited 2 reasons
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