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Table 1 Frequency counts for background and coaching practices of the job task analysis subject matter experts (n = 15)

From: Advancing a new evidence-based professional in health care: job task analysis for health and wellness coaches

Age ranges (yrs) 26-35 36-45 46-55 56-65 >65
4 3 4 2 2
Weekly coaching (hours) <10 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49
1a 7 5 0 2
Professional Background Nurse Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker Dietician Exercise Physiologist Health Educator Minister Wellness Coach since graduation
4b 3 1 2 2 1 2
Practice Settingc Medical Outpatient Insurance Company Benefits Company Corporate Private Practice Academic Institution Otherd
3 2 3 7 7e 4 4
  1. aThe JTA Coordinator who hosted the event also participated, hence her information was included; her weekly practice was less than 10 h per week as required of the invited SMEs
  2. bTwo of the nurses had psychiatric specialties
  3. cSMEs could select multiple answers
  4. dTwo practiced in the community (funded through grants), one practiced for the government and one for a fitness, recreation or wellness facility
  5. eWhile seven SMEs coached in private practice settings, only one used private practice as the sole setting for coaching; the other six supplemented their income through private practice