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Table 1 Characteristics of interviewees

From: Implementing prevention of seasonal affective disorder from patients’ and physicians’ perspectives – a qualitative study

Characteristics Number of participants
Patients (n = 10)
 Gender
  Female 4
  Male 6
 Age
  20–29 years 2
  30–39 years 3
  40–49 years 3
  50–60 years 2
 Diagnosis of SAD
   ≤ 5 years ago 3
  6–10 years ago 3
  11–20 years ago 2
   > 20 years ago 2
 Living arrea
  Suburban/rural area 4
  Urban area 6
 Living arrangement
 Lives with partner/family 6
 Lives alone 4
Physicians (n = 5)
 Gender
  Female 2
  Male 3
 Age
  20–29 years 1
  30–39 years 3
  40–50 years 1
 Working status
  Psychiatrist in a clinic 3
  Office-based psychiatrist 1
  General practitioner 1
 Working with depressed patients
  Since ≤5 years 1
  Since 6–15 years 1
  Since 16–25 years 3
  1. Abbreviations: SAD seasonal affective disorder, n number of participants