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Table 2 Focus group demographics & knowledge of the asthma resources

From: A qualitative evaluation of the implementation of guidelines and a support tool for asthma management in primary care

Focus group participants
  Pharmacist group 1 Pharmacist group 2 Pharmacy assistant group Practice nurse group Asthma educator group General practitioner group Patients with asthma (patient) group
Participant numbers Total (male:female) 9 (3:6) 10 (0:10) 11 (1:10) 6 (0:6) 5 (0:5) 6 (2:4) 10 (4:6)
Age (Average) (Range) 41.5 (26–57) 31 (23–60) 27.6 (19–49) 61.7 (50–72) 42.6 (23–60) 49 (41–57) 51.8 (21–80)
Hours of work (Full time) 3 9 6 0 5 3 N/A
Awareness of Asthma Action Plan card 8 (89 %) 10 (100 %) 10 (91 %) 2 (33 %) 5 (100 %) 1 (17 %) 2 (20 %)
Use of Asthma Action Plan card (current or previous) 5 (56 %) 5 (50 %) 5 (45 %) 0 (0 %) 2 (40 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Awareness of SABA guidelines 8 (89 %) 10 (100 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 5 (100 %) 0 (0 %) N/A