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Table 2 Characteristics of OFG participants and respondents of the questionnaire

From: Advantages of asynchronous online focus groups and face-to-face focus groups as perceived by child, adolescent and adult participants: a survey study

  OFG participants (N = 420) Respondents of questionnaire N = 284
  N % N %
Age in categories     
 Child (<12 years) 58 13.8 41 14.4
 Adolescent (12–20 years) 63 15.0 52 18.3
 Adult (>20 years) 299 71.2 158 55.6
 Unknown - - 33 11.6
Gender     
 Male 108 25.7 78 27.5
 Female 253 60.2 185 65.1
 Unknown 59 14.1 21 7.4
Type of participant/respondent     
 Health care provider/other professional 182 43.3 84 29.6
 Patient/consumer 189 45.0 162 57.0
 Parent/guardian 49 11.7 38 13.4