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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of health care providers

From: Perceptions of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and their health care providers towards using mHealth for self-management of exacerbations: a qualitative study

ID Age range Profession Setting Work experience in year ranges Patient GOLD category most frequently cared forc mHealth experience in daily pratice
H01 20–29 Respiratory nurse Hospital 0–5 2–3 / 3–4 None
H02 20–29 Nurse at lung department Hospital 0–5 3–4 None
H03 40–49 Respiratory nurse specialist Hospital 16–20 3–4 Yes
H04 30–39 Resident in pulmonology Hospital 6–10 3–4 None
H05 30–39 Respiratory physiotherapist Physiotherapy practice 11–15 2–3 / 3–4 None
H06 50–59 General practitioner General practice 21–25 1–2 / 2–3 None
  1. Abbreviation: GOLD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  2. cclassified by GOLD stage 1–2, 2–3 and/or 3–4.