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Table 1 Sociodemographic data of the focus group participants (N = 45)

From: What supports physiotherapists’ use of research in clinical practice? A qualitative study in Sweden

Characteristic Value
Demographics  
Gender, n (%) female 33 (75)
Age, mean years (SD) 41 (11); range 22–62 years
Practice and education  
Years of practice, mean years (SD) 13 (9.2); range 1–37 years
Years of education, mean years (SD) 2.9 (0.5); range 2–5 years
Masters degree, n (%) 2 (4.4)
Bachelor degree, n (%) 31 (69)
Courses beyond the basic physiotherapy education, n (%) 45 (100)
Participated in non-academic courses, n (%) 37 (82)
Participated in academic courses, n (%) 29 (64)
Employment  
 Part-time employee, n (%) 9 (20)
 Full-time employee, n (%) 36 (80)
Location of the unit (N = 11)  
 Rural setting, n (%) 4 (36)
 Urban setting, n (%) 7 (64)
Type of unit (N = 11)  
 Hospital setting, n (%) 6 (55)
 Primary care, n (%) 3 (27)
 Private clinic, n (%) 2 (18)