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Table 1 Participants, observation periods, number of interviews and distances between home and hospital

From: Elderly patients with complex health problems in the care trajectory: a qualitative case study

Participant a) Age rangesb) Observation period Number of interviews Distance between home and hospital
Finn 1 7 weeks 2 175 km
Maria 1 2 weeks 2 5 km
Eva 2 7 weeks 3 30 km
Eric 2 18 weeks 4 40 km
Anna 2 6 weeks 3 5 km
Kai 2 5 weeks 2 80 km
May 3 13 weeks 4 5 km
Martha 3 7 weeks 1 200 km
Albert 3 2 weeks 1 10 km
Henry 3 3 weeks 1 200 km
Hannah 3 10 weeks 1 20 km
  1. a)The participants names are pseudonyms
  2. b) The participants are presented in three age range groups. Group 1, range between 65 and 70, group 2, range between 71 and 80 and group 3, range between 81 and 95