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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Staff perception of Lean, care-giving, thriving and exhaustion: a longitudinal study in primary care

  T1 % T2 %
Total number of participants, n 481   260  
Participants at public non-profit, n 407 85% 216 83%
Privately owned healthcare units, n 74 15% 44 17%
Women, n 422 88% 224 86%
Men, n 59 12% 35 13%
Profession, n
 -Registered Nurses 181 38% 101 39%
 -Physician 70 15% 37 14%
 -Administrator and secretary 64 13% 31 12%
 -Physiotherapist 47 10% 30 12%
 -Licensed Practical Nurse 45 9% 24 9%
 -Social worker and psychologist 41 9% 21 8%
 -Manager 26 5% 17 7%
 -Occupational therapist 17 4% 8 3%
 -Dietician 3 1% 1 < 1%
Age,
 Mean (SD) 50.2 (10.3) 50.6 (10.0)
 Md (Q1−Q3) 52.0 (44.0–59.0) 53.0 (44.0–59.0)
Years worked at the present unit,
 Mean (SD) 9.1 (9.0) 9.3 (8.7)
 Md (Q1−Q3) 5.0 (2.0–14.0) 5.0 (3.0–14.0)
Years worked in the profession,
 Mean (SD) 21.5 (12.1) 22.0 (11.8)
 Md (Q1−Q3) 21.0 (11.0–31.0) 20.0 (13.0–32.0)
  1. T1, data collection time 1; T2, data collection time 2; Md median; Q1-Q3, quartiles; SD standard deviation. Concerning participants in different professions, the numbers do not add up to 481 or 260 because some participants had multiple functions.