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Table 1 Profile of health and social care worker participants by care setting

From: Interprofessional collaboration and barriers among health and social workers caring for older adults: a Philippine case study

Characteristics Primary care Public hospital Private hospital Nursing home Total
n = 122 (%) n = 18 (%) n = 15 (%) n = 19 (%) n = 174 (%)
Gender
 Female 103 84.0 10 56.0 7 47.0 16 84.0 136 78.0
 Male 19 16.0 8 44.0 8 53.0 3 16.0 38 22.0
Age (years)
 20–39 19 16.0 10 56.0 13 87.0 16 84.0 58 33.0
 40–59 64 52.0 8 44.0 2 13.0 2 11.0 76 44.0
 ≥ 60 39 32.0 1 5.0 40 23.0
Occupation
 Physician/specialist 6 5.0 5 28.0 2 13.0 13 7.0
 Dentist 1 6.0 1 1.0
 Nurse 9 7.0 5 28.0 4 27.0 2 11.0 20 11.0
 Midwife 12 10.0 12 7.0
 Rehabilitation therapist 1 1.0 3 17.0 4 27.0 2 11.0 10 6.0
 Nutritionist 8 7.0 8 5.0
 Social worker 3 2.0 2 11.0 1 7.0 6 3.0
 Nursing assistant 2 11.0 4 27.0 6 3.0
 Elderly clinic assistant 1 1.0 1 1.0
 Caregiver 15 79.0 15 9.0
 Community health worker 39 32.0 39 22.0
 Community nutritionist 14 11.0 14 8.0
 Community leader 29 24.0 29 17.0
Length of service
 < 1 year 6 5.0 2 11.0 4 27.0 8 42.0 20 11.0
 1–5 years 34 28.0 5 28.0 9 60.0 5 26.0 54 31.0
 6–10 years 34 28.0 7 39.0 1 7.0 5 26.0 53 31.0
 > 10 years 48 39.0 4 22.0 1 7.0 1 5.0 47 27.0
Area of work assignment
 City A 59 48.0 6 40.0 7 37.0 102 59.0
 City B 63 52.0 18 100.0 9 60.0 12 63.0 72 41.0
  1. – no participants included