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Table 1 Demographics of participants in the BRAVO study

From: Exploring methods the for selection and integration of stakeholder views in the development of core outcome sets: a case study in reconstructive breast surgery

Professional participants Number = 88
(%)
 Gender
  Female 46 (52.3)
 Profession
  Consultant breast surgeon 40 (45.5)
  Consultant plastic surgeon 21 (23.9)
  Clinical nurse specialist 20 (22.7)
  Psychologist 7 (8.0)
 Time in post
  <5 years 18 (20.5)
  5–10 years 30 (34.1)
  10–20 years 29 (33.0)
  >20 years 8 (9.1)
  Missing 3 (3.4)
Patient participants (Number = 215)
(%)
 Centre
  Bristol 77 (35.8)
  Liverpool 74 (34.4)
  Glasgow 64 (29.8)
 Agea
  <45 years 21 (9.8)
  5–65 years 166 (77.2)
  >65 years 28 (13.0)
  Median age (range) 54 (29–76)
 Time since breast reconstructionb
  0–24 months 72 (33.5)
  25–48 months 88 (40.9)
  >48 months 49 (22.8)
  Missing 6 (2.8)
  Median (range, months) 33 (4–97)
 Timing of surgery
  Immediate reconstruction 110 (51.2)
  Delayed reconstruction 80 (37.2)
  Therapeutic mammoplasty 25 (11.6)
 Type of surgery
  Implant-based reconstruction 54 (25.1)
  Latissimus dorsi flap 59 (27.4)
  Abdominal flap 74 (34.4)
  Therapeutic mammoplasty 25 (11.6)
  Otherc 3 (1.4)
 Education
  Compulsory only 65 (30.2)
  Additional education 139 (64.7)
  Missing 11 (5.1)
 Marital status
  Single 23 (10.7)
  Married/living with partner 153 (71.2)
  Separated or divorced 28 (13.0)
  Widowed 6 (2.8)
  Missing 5 (2.3)
 Employment status
  Full- or part-time employment 130 (60.5)
  Homemaker/housewife 17 (7.9)
  Retired 45 (20.9)
  Not working 16 (7.4)
  Missing 7 (3.3)
  1. aAt the time of breast reconstruction; bAt the time of entering the study; cPatients undergoing bilateral complex surgery who could not be classified into any one group