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Table 1 Characteristics of healthcare providers who responded to the survey (n = 22)

From: Relevant patient characteristics for estimating healthcare needs according to healthcare providers and people with type 2 diabetes: a Delphi survey

Characteristic N
Sex n (%)
 Female 14 (63.6)
 Male 8 (36.3)
Age, mean (sd) 51.4 (9.5)
Profession n (%)
 General practitioner 4 (18.1)
 Practice nurse 4 (18.1)
 Diabetes nurse 3 (13.6)
 Dietician 6 (27.3)
 Internist 3 (13.6)
 Psychologist 1 (4.5)
 Pharmacist 1 (4.5)
Professional experience in diabetes care, median number of years (range) 15 (1–35)
Work setting n (%)
 Primary care 14 (63.6)
 Hospital 5 (22.7)
 Primary care and hospital 1 (4.5)
 Other 2 (9.1)