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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants in the focus groups

From: Acceptability and feasibility of a virtual community of practice to primary care professionals regarding patient empowerment: a qualitative pilot study

ID number Focus group Age Sex Primary care experience (years) vCoP participation levela
GP 01 1 53 M 25 Medium
GP 02 1 46 M 17 Low
GP 03 1 51 F 23 High
GP 04 1 58 F 34 Medium
GP 05 1 62 F 27 Low
GP 06 1 50 F 17 Low
PN 01 2 42 F 19 Low
PN 02 2 47 F 19 Low
PN 03 2 42 F 17 Low
PN 04 2 60 F 10 High
PN 05 2 29 M 3 Medium
PN 06 2 60 F 28 Low
  1. GP: general practitioner (n = 6); PN: practice nurse (n = 6)
  2. aThe level of participation was defined considering the degree of participation in forums, commentaries and entries in the platform