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Table 1 Characteristics of interview and focus group participants

From: Ethical problems in intensive care unit admission and discharge decisions: a qualitative study among physicians and nurses in the Netherlands

  Interviews (n = 19) Focus groups (n = 25)
Job title   
ICU physician (%) 7 (37) 5 (20)
ICU nurse (%) 6 (32) 7 (28)
Ward physician (%) 3 (16) 5 (20)
Ward nurse (%) 3 (16) 8 (32)
Male (%) 11 (58) 8 (32)
Hospital type   
General (%) 6 (32) 5 (20)
Teaching (%) 7 (37) 10 (40)
Academic (%) 6 (32) 10 (40)
Years experience in current specialty   
<5 years (%) 7 (37) 5 (20)
5 – 10 years (%) 4 (21) 7 (28)
>10 years (%) 8 (42) 13 (52)