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Table 2 Participant demographics

From: The Sustain and Spread Framework: strategies for sustaining and spreading nutrition care improvements in acute care based on thematic analysis from the More-2-Eat study

Demographic Information Post Implementation Phase Sustainability Phase
Interviews n (%) Small Group Discussions (≤3 people); n (%) Focus Groups (4+ people); n (%) Interviews n (%) + Small Group Discussiona
# of Participants 45 10 71 12
Gender Female 40 (89%) 6 (60%) 61 (86%) 10 (83%)
Male 5 (11%) 4 (40%) 9 (13%) 2 (17%)
Missing Data 0 0 1 (1%) 0
Age Group < 30 years 3 (7%) 2 (20%) 19 (27%) 0
30–39 years 10 (22%) 2 (20%) 21 (30%) 1 (8%)
40–49 years 14 (31%) 3 (30%) 13 (18%) 3 (25%)
50–59 years 13 (29%) 3 (30%) 13 (18%) 5 (42%)
60+ years 3 (7%) 0 4 (6%) 0
Prefer not to say 1 (2%) 0 0 1 (8%)
Missing 1 (2%) 0 1 (1%) 2 (17%)
Profession Dietitian 16 2 6 5
Diet Technician/Diet Assistant 1 0 2 0
Food Service Supervisor/Manager 7 1 0 1
Registered Nurse 9 4 25 2
Registered Practical Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse 1 2 7 0
Health Care Aide/Personal Support Worker 0 0 5 0
Attending Physician 2 1 4 1
Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist 0 0 9 0
Pharmacist 0 0 3 0
Management 14 2 0 7
Otherb 2 0 10 1
  Missing 1 0 0 0
  1. aSmall group discussion was n = 2;
  2. bOther: researcher, rehabilitation, volunteer coordinator, clinical care lead, administration support, food service worker, nurse educator, discharge planner, Speech-Language Pathologist
  3. Note: some participants indicated more than one profession, therefore the profession values will not equate to the total number of participants