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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Healthcare professionals’ perspectives on facilitators of and barriers to CKD management in primary care: a qualitative study in Singapore clinics

Characteristics n = 20
Sex n (%)
  Males 6 (30)
  Females 14 (70)
Age, mean years (SD) 37.7(8.2)
Age distribution
  21–30 years 2
  31–40 years 13
  41–50 years 2
  51–60 years 3
Profession /role n (%)
  Physician 13 (65)
  Nephrologist 4 (20)
  Nurse 2 (10)
  Pharmacist 1 (5)
No of CKD patients managed in the past year n (%)
  1–10 1(5)
  11–20 1(5)
  21–30 0
  31 or more 18 (90)
Years in service, mean years (SD) 9.3 (5.6)
Years in service n (%)
  < 5 years 4 (20)
  5–10 years 6 (30)
  > 10 years 10 (50)
Years in service based on profession/role Mean years
  Physicians 7.1
  Nephrologists 13
  Nurses 17
  Pharmacist 7