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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the health professionals with experience of managing people with psoriatic arthritis and subject experts

From: Development of a national survey on foot involvement among people with psoriatic arthritis in Australia using a best practice approach: a survey development protocol

Variables Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
MDT rheumatology review (n = 17) Subject expert review (=2) Health professional focus group review (n = 9) Cultural sensitivity review (n = 4) Survey expert review (n = 2) Subject expert review (n = 8)
Women, n (%) 11 (65) 2 (100) 4 (44) 3 (75) 1 (50) 3 (38)
Geographic location, n (%)
 NSW, Australia 10 (59) 2 (100) 9 (100)   1 (50) 3 (38)
 QLD, Australia 3 (18)      
 SA, Australia 3 (18)      
 NT, Australia 1 (5)      
 Auckland, NZ     4 (100)   1 (12)
 United Kingdom      1 (50) 4 (50)
Occupation, n (%)
 Rheumatologist 4 (24) 1 (50) 1 (11)    3 (38)
 Podiatrist   1 (50) 8 (89) 3 (75)   5 (62)
 Physiotherapist 4 (24)      
 Exercise physiologist 1 (6)      
 Nurse 6 (35)      
 Clinical researcher 1 (6)      
 Pharmacist 1 (5)      
 Maori research advisor     1 (25)   
 Survey specialty      2 (100)  
 Clinical experience, years 13 (13) 13.5 (9) 12 (10) 11 (10) 8 (1) *2 15 (13)
 Health sector, n (%)     *1 *3  
 Public sector 9 (53)   5 (56)    6 (75)
 Private sector 5 (29)      
 Mixed 3 (18) 2 (100) 4 (44)    2 (25)
 Length of interview, minutes 53 45 57 66 *4 97
  1. Data presented as mean (SD) unless specified. PsA Psoriatic arthritis. ACT Australian Capital Territory, NSW New South Wales, NT Northern Territory, SA South Australia, QLD Queensland, NZ New Zealand.
  2. *1 Health professionals of the cultural sensitivity review were academic staff at Auckland University of Technology and not currently practicing in the health sector
  3. *2 Not relating to clinical experience but to experience of survey development, evaluation and implementation
  4. *3 The survey experts were not practicing in the health sector
  5. *4 Written feedback was provided. There was no audio-recorded interview