Table 2

Demographic characteristics of therapists and patients (in which an analysable observation was collected) and consults (RO2)

Preobservations (n=36)Postobservations (n=20)
Physical therapists
Age in years
 Mean (SD)42 (11.84)41 (9.98)
Sex
 Male, n (%)22 (61)10 (50)
 Female, n (%)14 (39)10 (50)
Affiliated with Chronic CareNet in years
 Median (IQR)7 (3–9)7 (3–9)
Average no of patients with IC treated per year
 Median (IQR)9 (6–12)8 (5–10)
No of patients in which the POFs were practiced
 Median (IQR)3 (1–7)
Patients
Age in years
 Mean (SD)72 (9.82)73 (8.60)
Sex
 Male, n (%)22 (61)8 (40)
 Female, n (%)14 (39)12 (60)
Disease duration in years
 Median (IQR)1 (0.4–4.8)1 (0.4–2.0)
Functional walking distance in metresn=34
 Median (IQR)225 (135–335)275 (133–378)
Maximal walking distance in metresn=35
 Median (IQR)360 (230–514)330 (247–510)
No of comorbiditiesn=34
 Median (IQR)1 (1–3)1 (0–2)
Consults
Duration in minutes
 Median (IQR)26 (13–37)17 (11–25)
  • IC, intermittent claudication; POFs, personalised outcomes forecasts; RO, research objective.