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Table 1 Characteristics of the focus group interview participants (N = 19)

From: Purchasers’ deliberations on psychosocial needs within the process of allocating healthcare services for older home-dwelling persons with dementia: a qualitative study

Characteristics n
Work experience in healthcare services
 8–10 years 3
 11–20 years 4
 21–30 years 9
 31–40 years 3
 Registered nurse (some with post-baccalaureate education) 15
 Social educator 2
 Occupation therapist 1
 Physiotherapist 1
In addition to health education at a baccalaureate level or higher, the purchasers had additional education in healthcare legislation