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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Feasibility and usefulness of a leadership intervention to implement evidence-based falls prevention practices in residential care in Canada

  Workshop participants
(n = 10)
Interview participants
(n = 7)
Focus group participants
(n = 6)
Position, n (%)
 Formal leaders (unit manager/educator) 3 (30%) 3 (43%) 2 (33%)
 Informal leaders (RNs, care aids) 7 (70%) 4 (57%) 4 (67%)
Years employed at organization (mean, range) * 10 (2–17) 10 (2–17) 11 (3–17)
Years employed in current position (mean, range) 4 (1–11) 5.7 (1–11) 5.8 (1–11)
Highest education level obtained
 High school/college diploma 3* (43%) 3 (57%) 3 (50%)
 Undergraduate/graduate degree 4* (57%) 4 (43%) 3 (50%)
  1. *Seven participants responded