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Table 1 Interviewees’ characteristics

From: Skill mix change between general practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses in primary healthcare for older people: a qualitative study

Type of interview Participants Age Median (IQR)a Sex Female (n)
First round
Focus group NPb gpc (n = 5) NP gp and cd (n = 1) 51.5 (35.3–52) 6
Focus group PAe gp (n = 3) 41 (40.5–44.5) 3
Focus group Practice nurse (n = 3) Practice/district nurse specialized in geriatrics (n = 1) 57 (55–59) 4
Focus group District nurse (n = 2) 25 and 51 2
Individual GPsf (n = 7) 58 (53.5–59) 2
Second round
Focus group NP c (n = 1) Practice nurse (n = 1) District nurse (n = 1) District nurse specialized in geriatrics (n = 2) 46 (42–51) 5
Individual GPs (n = 2) NPs gp (n = 3) PAs gp (n = 2) 45 (36.5–46.3) 6
  1. aIQR interquartile range
  2. bNP nurse practitioner
  3. cgp general practice
  4. dc community
  5. ePA physician assistant
  6. fGP: general practitioner