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Table 1 Summary of questionnaire and interview participants’ demographic and employment characteristics (collected pre-training)

From: Barriers to integrating routine depression screening into community low vision rehabilitation services: a mixed methods study

Characteristic Questionnaire
N = 40
Interview
N = 9
Gender
 Male N (%) 14 (35.0) N 5
 Female 26 (65.0) 4
Professional Background
 Optometrist/Ophthalmic medical practitioner N (%) 37 (92.5) N 7
 Dispensing optician 3 (7.5) 2
Time employed as LVSW practitioner (years) Median (IQR) 10.0 (6.5–12.0) Range 1–12
Average number of people with low vision seen each month Median (IQR) 5.0 (4.0–12.0) Range 1–60
Average time spent with patient with low vision (mins)
 Less than 10 N (%) 0 (0.0) N 0
 11–20 0 (0.0) 0
 21–30 3 (7.5) 0
 31–40 9 (22.5) 1
 41–50 16 (40.0) 3
 51–60 10 (25.0) 5
 More than 60 2 (5.0) 0