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Table 1 Characteristics of interview participants

From: What are the economic dimensions of occupational health and how should they be measured? A qualitative study

Companies (n = 13) Field of activity (n)  
 ◦ Insurance 4
 ◦ Public transport 2
 ◦ Science 1
 ◦ Food processing 1
 ◦ Education 1
 ◦ OHM consultinga 4
Employees (median, min, max) 2500, 56, 35’000
Public Sector (n) 3
Participant characteristics (n = 13) Age in years (median, min, max) 49, 28, 61
Experience in OHM in years (median, min, max) 12, 2, 20
Gender (n females) 7
Background (nb)  
 ◦ Psychology 4
 ◦ Health promotion 4
 ◦ Human resources 3
 ◦ Sociology 3
 ◦ Law 2
 ◦ Economy 2
 ◦ Quality management 1
 ◦ Social insurance 1
Academic degree (n)  
 ◦ PhD 2
 ◦ Master 9
 ◦ Other 2
  1. aFour participants worked in various companies as OHM-specialists during their career and worked as consultants in the field of OHM at the time of the study
  2. bMultiple responses per person