Table 1

Participant demographics

Variablen (%)=83 (100.0) or mean (SD)
GenderFemale (n=51(61.4))
Expert groupPhysiotherapist–paediatrics (n=16 (19.3))
Physiotherapist–adults (n=13 (15.7))
Doctor–paediatrics (n=11(13.8))
Doctor–adults (n=6(7.3))
Person with CF (n=23 (27.7))
Parent or partner of an adult with CF (n=12 (14.6))
Parent or partner of a child/adolescent (<18 years) with CF (n=2 (2.4))
Age (years)43.0 (11.7)
Geographical location
(closet city)
Birmingham (n=3 (3.6))
Nottingham (n=2 (2.4))
Salisbury (n=1 (1.2))
Leicester (n=3 (3.6))
Edinburgh (n=2 (2.4))
Cambridge (n=4 (4.8))
Liverpool (n=2 (2.4))
Cardiff (n=8 (9.8))
Sunderland (n=1 (1.2))
York (n=1 (1.2))
Reading (n=1 (1.2))
Exeter (n=2 (2.4))
Plymouth (n=2 (2.4))
Norwich (n=1 (1.2))
Newport (n=1 (1.2))
Portsmouth (n=5 (6.0))
Truro (n=4 (4.8))
Sheffield (n=1 (1.2))
Southampton (n=9 (10.8))
London (n=5 (6.0))
Wakefield (n=1 (1.2))
Norwich (n=1 (1.2))
Glasgow (n=7 (8.4))
Manchester (n=2 (2.4))
Oxford (n=2 (2.4))
Brighton and Hove (n=5 (6.0))
Southend-on-Sea (n=1 (1.2))
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (n=2 (2.4))
Bristol (n=1 (1.2))
Belfast (n=2 (2.4))
Experience working with people with CF
(years)
Doctors
1–3 (n=1 (6.3))
4–5 (n=0)
6–9 (n=0)
10+ (n=16 94.1))
Physiotherapists
1–3 (n=3 (10.3))
4–5 (n=5 (17.2))
6–9 (n=7 (24.1))
10+ (n=14 (48.3))
  • CF, cystic fibrosis.