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Table 1 Selected characteristics of physiotherapists (n = 13)

From: Interprofessional practices of physiotherapists working with adults with low back pain in Québec’s private sector: results of a qualitative study

Characteristics N (%) Mean (SD) Median Range
Gender     
Men   3 (23.1)    
Women   10 (76.9)    
Age (years)   35.6 (7.5) 36.5 25.5 - 46.8
Professional experience (years) 11.0 (7.2) 9.7 3.0 - 21.0
Current physiotherapy work     
Full-time (>27 hours/week)   9 (69.2)    
Part-time (≤27 hours/week)   4 (30.8)    
Hours per week worked   32.1 (12.9) 35.0 6.0 - 57.5
Type of affiliation with work setting     
Owner/Co-owner   5 (38.5)    
Employee   8 (61.5)    
Work in another organization     
Yes   2 (15.4)    
No   11 (84.6)    
Professional experience in current setting (years)   5.7 (4.3) 4.0 0.58 - 15.0
Professional experience working with people with low back pain (years)   11.1 (7.4) 9.0 2.0 - 21.0
Percentage of patients with low back pain in daily practice   47.9 (17.4) 50.0 20.0 - 67.5