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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of healthcare professionals

From: Breaking bad news to antenatal patients with strategies to lessen the pain: a qualitative study

Professional category Obstetrician Midwife Nurse Nursing assistant
Sex
 Male     
  Age     
   <40 2 1   
   41–45     
   46–50     
   >50 2    
 Female     
  Age     
   <40 11 2 2 3
   41–45 5 1   2
   46–50 2   1 1
   >50     2
Total 22 4 3 8
Mean age (Years) 39 38 40 44
Mean Experience (Years) 11 10 16 24