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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Understanding patient outcomes to develop a multimorbidity adapted patient-reported outcomes measure: a qualitative description of patient and provider perspectives

Patient characteristics (n = 9)  
Sex (male), n (%) 5 (55.6)
Age (mean, in years) 55
Education level, n (%)  
 High school 1 (11.1)
 College 6 (66.7)
 University 2 (22.2)
Marital status, n (%)  
 Married 6 (66.7)
 Divorced or separated 3 (33.3)
 Single never married 0 (0)
Working, n (%) 1 (11.1)
Number of chronic conditions, n (%)  
 3–4 4 (44.4)
 5–6 3 (33.3)
 7 or more 2 (22.2)
Healthcare providers (n = 18)  
Profession, n (%)  
 Nurses 9 (50)
 Physicians 2 (11.1)
 Nutritionists 4 (22.2)
 Physical therapists 2 (11.1)
 Respiratory therapist 1 (5.6)
Age group (in years), n (%)  
 Under 30 5 (27.8)
 30–39 5 (27.8)
 40–49 5 (27.8)
 50–59 1 (5.6)
 60 and older 2 (11.1)
Length of practice (in years), n (%)  
 Fewer than 5 4 (22.2)
 6–10 2 (11.1)
 11–15 6 (33.3)
 16–20 2 (11.1)
 21–25 2 (11.1)
 More than 25 2 (11.1)