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Table 1 Demographic profile of participants in the outcome Delphi survey

From: Development of a core outcome set for clinical trials aimed at improving antimicrobial stewardship in care homes

Characteristic Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Participant, n 82 77 75
Gender, n (%)
Female 52 (63.4) 49 (63.6) 48 (64.0)
Male 30 (36.6) 28 (36.4) 27 (36.0)
Continent of residence, n (%)
Europe 48 (58.5) 44 (57.1) 42 (57.3)
America 21 (25.6) 21 (27.3) 21 (28.0)
Asia 10 (12.2) 9 (11.7) 7 (10.7)
Australia 3 (3.7) 3 (3.9) 3 (4.0)
Professional area, n (%)a
Pharmacist 35 (42.7) 34 (42.9) 33 (44.0)
Doctor 28 (34.1) 27 (33.8) 26 (34.7)
Researcher 26 (31.7) 25 (32.5) 25 (33.3)
Nurse 6 (7.3) 6 (7.8) 6 (8.0)
Care home staff 1 (1.2) 1 (1.3) 1 (1.3)
Representative of advocacy groups 4 (4.9) 2 (2.6) 2 (2.7)
Otherb 2 (2.4) 2 (2.6) 2 (2.7)
Age, median (range) 45 (23—74) 46 (29—74) 46 (29—74)
  1. aPercentages do not add to 100% because some participants selected more than one professional area
  2. bIncludes: microbiologist, health economist
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