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Table 1 Characteristics of key stakeholders participating in focus groups and interviews

From: Health care stakeholder perspectives regarding the role of a patient navigator during transition to adult care

Characteristic No. (%) of participants
n = 34
Gender
 Female 27 (79%)
Age
 < 40 3 (9%)
 > 40 28 (82%)
Work location
 Calgary city 22 (65%)
 Edmonton city 9 (27%)
 Semi-urban/rural Alberta 3 (9%)
Participant roles
 Policy maker/Administrator 13 (38%)
 Family advisor 1 (3%)
 Physician 5 (15%)
 Nurse 8 (24%)
 Social Worker 4 (12%)
 Dietician 4 (12%)
 Researcher 2 (6%)
 Transition Coordinator 5 (15%)
Years of experience in role
 Less than 5 5 (15%)
 5 to 10 8 (24%)
 11 to 19 7 (21%)
 More than 20 14 (41%)
 Identified as being in leadership position 9 (27%)
Working with primarily
 Adolescents only 20 (59%)
 Adults only 6 (18%)
 Adolescents and adults 7 (21%)
Work setting
 Primary care (adolescents) 7 (21%)
 Primary care (adults) 2 (5%)
 Tertiary care (adolescents) 19 (56%)
 Tertiary care (adults) 6 (18%)
 Community-based setting 6 (18%)