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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Boundaries and conditions of interpretation in multilingual and multicultural elderly healthcare

Variable Persons (N = 33)
Gender (n)  
 Female 31
 Male 2
Age (years)a 45 (25–63 years)
 25–35 years 5
 36–45 years 12
 46–55 years 12
 56–65 years 4
Work experience in current position (years)a 4 (6 months–13 years)
 0.5–5 years 15
 6–10 years 7
 10–13 years 7
 Missing information 4
Work experience in multilingual elderly healthcare (years)a 22 (3–40 years)
 3–13 years 9
 14–24 years 8
 25–35 years 8
 36–40 years 4
 Missing information 4
Professional level  
 Registered nurse 12
 Physiotherapist 1
 Occupational therapist 2
 Assistance officer 2
 Recreation leader 1
 Assistant nurse 13
 Missing information 2
Sector  
 Community home elderly care 18
 Nursing home 9
 Nursing home with dementia patients 2
 Municipality 3
Position in hierarchy  
 Employee 26
 Medically responsible nurse 2
 Middle manager 1
 Manager 4
  1. aValues are median (range)