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Table 1 Characteristics of HLCs and HPs in the two focus groups

From: Understanding beneficial self-management support and the meaning of user involvement in lifestyle interventions: a qualitative study from the perspective of healthcare professionals

 Occupational backgroundGenderYears of clinical experience (HLCs)Rural /UrbanPopulationYears of HLC establishmentNumber of employees
Focus group 1 (FG-1)Physiotherapists (2), psychiatric nurse (1) and public health nurse (1)Female (3)
Male (1)
1–7Urban (2) Rural (2)8.500-
38.000
2–51–2
Focus group 2 (FG-2)Physiotherapists (4), bachelor’s in public health (1) and nutritionist (1)Female (6)2–7Urban (3) Rural (1)12.000–19.5002–71–4
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