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Table 1 Information about focus groups and informant characteristics

From: ‘To give or not to give medication, that is the question.’ Healthcare personnel’s perceptions of factors affecting pro re nata medication in sheltered housing for older adults — a focus-group interview study

Focus group Number of informants Scholarly educations represented Average number of years employed at this sheltered housing (min-max) Average years of working experience as HCP (min-max) Number of residents in the sheltered housing
Interview A a 6 Registered nurse (with advanced education in geriatric) [4]
Health care worker [2]
6,8 (5–10) 18,8 (5–29) 15 + 32
Interview B 3 Registered nurse [2]
Health care worker [1]
15 (7–22) 13,7 (4–21) 20
Interview C 4 Registered nurse [2]
Health care worker [1]
Apprentice in health and social work [1]
10,8 (1–28) 11 (1–23) 35
Interview D 5 Registered nurse [1]
Social educator [1]
Health care worker [3]
8 (2–20) 5,6 (1–10) 25
Interview E 4 Registered nurse [2]
Health care worker [1]
Apprentice in health and social work [1]
12 (0,3–30) 22,5 (1–32) 15
  1. ain focus-group A, two sheltered housing properties were represented, these were located next to each other