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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Bridging the gap between the economic evaluation literature and daily practice in occupational health: a qualitative study among decision-makers in the healthcare sector

  In-depth interviews Structured telephone interviews
Participants [n.] 19 28
LTC [n. (%)] 8 (42) 1 (4)
Female [n. (%)] 7 (88) 1(100)
Job description [n. (%)]   
OHS operations 6 (75) 1 (100)
Senior staff members 2 (25) 0 (0)
Years of relevant work experience [mean (SD)] 16.6 (7.8) N.A.
Hospital [n. (%)] 11 (58) 27 (96)
Female [n. (%)] 5 (46) 21 (78)
Job description [n. (%)]   
OHS operations 9 (81) 26 (96)
Senior staff members 2 (19) 1 (4)
Years of relevant work experience [mean (SD)] 7.6 (2.8) N.A.
Interviews [n.] 18 25
LTC [n. (%)] 7 (39) 1 (4)
Size [n. (%)]   
<250 employees 3 (43) 0 (0)
250-999 employees 4 (57) 1 (100)
Type [n. (%)]   
Public (not for profit) 4 (57) 1 (100)
Private (for profit) 3 (43) 0 (0)
Hospital [n. (%)] 11 (61) 24 (96)
Size [n. (%)]   
<250 employees 0 (0) 3 (13)
250-999 employees 3 (27) 6 (25)
1000-1999 employees 1 (9) 5 (21)
2000-9999 employees 5 (46) 7 (29)
>10000 employees 2 (18) 3 (13)
Type [n. (%)]   
Public (not-for-profit) 11 (100) 24 (100)
Private (for-profit) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. Abbreviations: n number, OHS Occupational Health and Safety, LTC Long-Term Care facility, N.A. Not Available.