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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Capturing the complexity of healthcare for people with Down syndrome in quality indicators - a Delphi study involving healthcare professionals and patient organisations

Characteristic n = 35
Age (y) [mean (stdev) [range]] 50.5 (9.6) [30–73]
Gender [number (%)]
 Female 32 (91.4%)
 Male 3 (9.0%)
Profession
 Audiologist 1 (2.9%)
 Dentist (ID-specialised) 3 (8.6%)
 Dermatologist 1 (2.9%)
 Dietician (ID-specialised) 2 (5.7%)
 General Practitioner 2 (5.7%)
 ID physician 3 (8.6%)
 Municipal Health Services doctor 1 (2.9%)
 Nurse / coordinating nurse (ID-specialised) 3 (8.6%)
 Occupational therapist 2 (5.7%)
 Ophthalmologist 1 (2.9%)
 Orthoptist 2 (5.7%)
 Paediatrician 2 (5.7%)
  (child) Physiotherapist 4 (11.4%)
 Psychiatrist (child/youth/adult) 1 (2.9%)
 Psychologist 1 (2.9%)
 Podiatrist 2 (5.7%)
  (child) Rehabilitation physician 1 (2.9%)
 Representative of patient organisation 2 (5.7%)
 Speech therapist 1 (2.9%)
Time working in this profession (y)
  [mean (stdev) [range]] 19.2 (10,2) [0.7–40]
Frequency of contact with people with DS [number (%)]
  (almost) daily 9 (25.7%)
 Weekly 14 (40.0%)
 Monthly 7 (20.0%)
 Half-yearly 3 (8.6%)
 Yearly 1 (2.9%)
 Less than once a year 1 (2.9%)
  1. Abbreviations: y year(s), stdev standard deviation, ID Intellectual Disability