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Table 1 Number and characteristics of participants in each of the eight focus groups

From: Barriers and facilitators to hospital pharmacists’ engagement in medication safety activities: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework

Focus groups Number of participants Age, mean Male, n Experience (years), mean
DMH – FG1 5 24.6 5 2.0
DMH – FG2 5 24.8 4 1.8
FHRH – FG1 5 26.8 5 2.8
FHRH – FG2 5 27.2 4 3.0
GUH 6 26.5 5 2.4
DTH 9 26.0 7 2.6
FH 4 25.5 4 2.0
Mixed hospitalsa 5 24.8 5 2.8
Total 44 25.8 39 2.4
  1. aHospital pharmacists from Metema, Woldiya, Gondar University, and Enat hospitals were involved. Abbreviations: DMH Debre Markos hospital, FHRH Felege Hiwot referral hospital, GUH Gondar university hospital, DTH Debre Tabor hospital, FH Finoteselam hospital