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Table 1 Description of the study sample

From: A multi-stakeholder perspective on asthma care in Canada: findings from a mixed methods needs assessment in the treatment and management of asthma in adults

Profession Phase I: qualitative (interview) Phase II: quantitative (online survey) Total
General practitioners/family physicians 8 79 87
Specialistsa 8 18 26
Nurses 8 18 26
Pharmacists 5 54 59
Certified Respiratory Educators (CRE)b 8 21 29
Non-healthcare providers (sources of triangulation)
 Admins/payers/policy influencers 4 4
 Patient advocates 2 2
Total 43 190 233
  1. aIncluding allergists/clinical immunologists, respirologists and internal medicine specialists
  2. bIncluding nurses and pharmacists who have obtained a Respiratory Educator certification