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Table 2 Breakdown of study participants

From: The challenges in monitoring and preventing patient safety incidents for people with intellectual disabilities in NHS acute hospitals: evidence from a mixed-methods study

Data collection method Number of participants
Clinical staff questionnaires (via email)  
Physicians 159
Nurses 541
HCA 83
AHP 159
Other 48
Not specified 28
Total before exclusions 1018
Excluded -28
Total 990
Staff Interviews  
Senior managers 27
Ward manager, matron, senior sister, senior nurse 22
Staff nurse 9
Physicians 5
IDLNs 6
Community ID Nurse 2
Other 6
Total 77
Carer questionnaire  
Family carers 40
Paid carers 54
Total before exclusions 94
Excluded -6
Total 88
Carer interviews  
Family carers 19
Paid carers 18
Total 37
Interviews with people with intellectual disabilities 33
Patient observation  
Patient interview/observation 8
Staff interview 8
Carer interview 3
Total 19
Panel Discussion  
Senior managers 14
Physicians 5
Matrons/Ward Managers/Sister/Ward Nurses 11
Clinical Nurse Specialists 6
IDLNs 2
Community ID Nurses 2
Other 2
Total 42
Total 1286
Participants counted in more than one data set  
Carer interviewees also included as carer questionnaire participants -28
Panel discussion participants also included as staff interviewees -7
Total number of participants 1251