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Table 2 Characteristics of Brazilian and Dutch healthcare professionals participating in the survey study

From: Differences in factors influencing the use of eRehabilitation after stroke; a cross-sectional comparison between Brazilian and Dutch healthcare professionals

Characteristics BHP (n = 99) DHP (n = 105)
Age, years (mean, SD) 40.0 (6.4) 42.0 (10.5)
Sex, (n male, %) 21 (21) 25 (24)
Work experience, years (mean, SD) 15.6 (6.2) 14.0 (10.0)
Number of new patients per month (mean, SD) 13.5 (9.5) 8.0 (8.9)
Discipline, (n, %)
 Physical therapist 14 (14) 41 (39)
 Psychologist 12 (12) 14 (13)
 Physician 10 (10) 47 (45)
 Nurse 28 (26) .
 Occupational therapist 3 (3) .
 Hospital-based educator 3 (3) .
 Physical education instructor 10 (10) .
 Neurologist 5 (5) .
 Other* 14 (14) 3 (3)
Work setting** (n, %)
 Health centre in primary care . 10 (10)
 Rehabilitation centre 97 (97) 75 (71)
 Hospital 4 (4) 34 (32)
 Use of digital rehabilitation tools (n yes, %) 50 (50) 40 (38)
  1. BHP; Brazilian healthcare professional, DHP; Dutch healthcare professional
  2. In bold significant differences between BHP and DHP (p = 0.00)
  3. * Occupational therapist, Speech therapist, Nutritionist, Social worker, **Multiple answers possible