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Table 1 Interviewee characteristics

From: Impact, challenges and limits of inpatient palliative care consultations – perspectives of requesting and conducting physicians

  PC Specialist
n = 10
Requesting physician
n = 9
Gender
 Male 6 3
 Female 4 6
Age in years
 < 30 0 5
 30–40 7 3
 41–50 2 0
 > 50 1 1
Work experience in years
 < 1 0 2
 1–5 0 2
 5–10 7 4
 > 10 3 1
PC specialists work experience in years
 < 1 3 n/a
 1–5 5 n/a
 5–10 2 n/a
Department
 ICU n/a 2
 Oncology n/a 2
 Gynecology n/a 2
 Dermatology n/a 1
 Nephrology n/a 2
IPCC-requests in the last 12 Months
 3–6 times n/a 1
 7–10 times n/a 3
 11–20 times n/a 4
 > 20 n/a 1
  1. PC Palliative care, IPCC Inpatient palliative care consultation, ICU Intensive care unit, n/a Not applicable