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Table 1 Managers interviewed for the study (n = 22)

From: Towards evidence-based palliative care in nursing homes in Sweden: a qualitative study informed by the organizational readiness to change theory

Nursing home Educational background Age (years) Years as manager Number of staff in the nursing home
A Social worker 56 2.5 32
B Registered nurse 42 5.5 32
C Registered nurse 60 25 60
D Registered nurse 65 25 74
E Registered nurse 62 28 57
F Social worker 48 6 44
G Human resources education 67 10 41
H Social worker 55 2 51
I Registered nurse 62 35 34
J Social worker 50 8.5 34
K Social worker 58 33 45
L Several educations 37 1 45
M Social worker 61 40 60
N Social worker 42 9 48
O Social worker, nurse practitioner 58 17 43
P Sociologist 61 13 110
Q Social worker, nurse practitioner 55 38 80
R Social worker 52 19 78
S Social worker 49 28 38
T Human resources education 45 3 90
U* Behavioral science education 49 12 Not applicable
V* Social worker 49 23 Not applicable
  1. *Higher-level managers who were each responsible for all elderly care in a municipality. All managers were female