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Table 1 Characteristics of healthcare administrators, cardiac rehabilitation providers, and cardiac patients

From: Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation delivery in a low-resource setting from the perspective of healthcare administrators, rehabilitation providers, and cardiac patients

Characteristics N (%)
HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATORS N = 32
 Sex
  Male 20 (62.5%)
 Highest Educational Attainment
  Post-Secondary 20 (62.5%)
  Post-Graduate 12 (37.5%)
 Professional position
  Clinical Director 13 (40.6%)
  Manager 9 (28.1%)
  General Director 2 (6.3%)
  Cardiology Coordinator 2 (6.3%)
  Other 6 (18.7%)
Cardiac rehabilitation providers N = 16
 Sex
  Female 10 (61.5%)
 Highest Educational Attainment
Post-Graduate 16 (100.0%)
 Healthcare Profession
  Physiotherapist 7 (43.7%)
  Physician 3 (18.7%)
  Exercise specialist 3 (18.7%)
  Dietitian 1 (6.3%)
  Nurse 1 (6.3%)
  Other 1 (6.3%)
CARDIAC PATIENTS N = 805
 Sociodemographic
 Age, years (mean ± SD) 62.85 ± 12.42
 Sex, n (%)
  Male 442 (54.9%)
 Marital status
  Single 121 (15.0%)
  Married 488 (60.6%)
  Divorced 79 (9.8%)
  Widowed 117 (14.5%)
 Highest Educational Level
  Elementary School 447 (55.7%)
  High School 198 (24.7%)
  Post-Secondary 138 (17.2%)
  Post-Graduate 20 (2.5%)
Clinicala
 Cardiac History
  Coronary Artery Disease 500 (61.4%)
  Myocardial Infarction 337 (41.4%)
  Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 267 (32.8%)
  Heart Failure 92 (11.3%)
  Arrhythmia 181 (22.5%)
  Valve Disorder 83 (10.3%)
 Risk Factors
  Hypertension 646 (79.4%)
  Dyslipidemia 410 (50.4%)
  Smoking history 410 (50.4%)
  Diabetes 233 (28.6%)
 Cardiac rehabilitation (enrollees) n = 305
  Wait time in months (mean ± SD) 4.03 ± 5.74
  Number of missed sessions in last month (mean ± SD) 1.60 ± 1.82
  1. SD standard deviation. a Extracted from medical charts. All other data are self-reported