Table 1

Focus group participants and demographics

FGD numberGroupNGenderAgeRaceDuration
(hour:min:s)
1Nurse6Female (n=6)M=31.83
SD=10.91
Chinese (n=2)1:07:15
Others (n=4)
2Medical student6Male (n=4)M=22.83
SD=0.98
Chinese (n=6)1:24:00
Female (n=2)
3Medical student5Male (n=4)M=22.60
SD=0.89
Chinese (n=4)
Indian (n=1)
1:15:00
Female (n=1)
4Medical student6Male (n=5)M=22.33
SD=0.52
Chinese (n=4)1:16:35
Malay (n=1)
Indian (n=1)
Female (n=1)
5Medical student4Male (n=1)M=22
SD=0.00
Chinese (n=4)1:29:13
Female (n=3)
6Physician5Female (n=5)M=32.60
SD=3.91
Chinese (n=4)1:26:41
Others (n=1)
7Nurse5Male (n=1)M=41
SD=15.41
Chinese (n=3)1:27:59
Malay (n=1)
Female (n=4)
Indian (n=1)
8Patient4Male (n=3)M=59.50
SD=16.98
Chinese (n=2)1:27:02
Malay (n=2)
Female (n=1)
9Nursing student5Female (n=5)M=28.80
SD=9.34
Chinese (n=1)1:29:07
Malay (n=2)
Indian (n=1)
Others (n=1)
10Nursing student4Male (n=1)M=23.50
SD=5.07
Chinese (n=1)1:27:09
Malay (n=2)
Female (n=3)
Indian (n=1)
11Multidisciplinary team5Male (n=2)M=33.40
SD=7.89
Chinese (n=4)1:13:54
Female (n=3)Malay (n=1)
12Nursing student4Male (n=2)M=22.75
SD=0.96
Chinese (n=4)1:31:20
Female (n=2)
13Nursing student5Female (n=5)M=29.4
SD=9.40
Chinese (n=2)1:31:18
Malay (n=2)
Others (n=1)
14Patient5Male (n=2)(Undisclosed n=1)
M=61.5
SD=15.67
Chinese (n=4)1:15:54
Indian (n=1)
Female (n=3)