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Table 1 Demographic details of mentors and OTs interviewed

From: Embedding mentoring to support trial processes and implementation fidelity in a randomised controlled trial of vocational rehabilitation for stroke survivors

  Mentors OTs
Male   1 (5.3)
Female 6 (100) 18 (94.7%)
Years qualified as an OT Mean: 29.3 (range: 18–40) Mean: 18.7 (range: 6–34)
Years’ experience in:
 Mentoring (or supervising) Mean: 13.4 (range: 2–35)  
 Stroke rehabilitation Mean: 13.3 (range: 2.5–22) Mean: 10.1 (range: 0–32.3)
 Vocational Rehabilitation Mean: 17.8 (range: 9.5–25) Mean: 3.3 (range: 0–12)
 Research Mean: 6.5 (range: 0–14)  
Previous research roles (note: multiple roles were reported by some mentors) Research Occupational Therapist (1)
Mentor (3)
Trainer for clinicians and researchers (2)
Completed PhD (2)
Research Assistant (2)
Research Fellow (2)
 
Employment circumstances/clinical roles during RETAKE period (note: multiple roles were reported per some individuals due to changes during RETAKE period) Retired (1)
Employed in NHS senior position (2)
Seconded from NHS to UoNa (1)
Researcher at UoN (1)
Private VR business owner (2)
Retired/moved abroad later on in study (2)
Clinical Occupational Therapist (14)
Occupational Therapy Team Leader (3)
Independent Occupational Therapist (1)
Senior Research Assistant (1)
NHS band   Band 6 (12)
Band 7 (7)
Educationb DipCOTc (1)
Bachelor’s degree (1)
Master’s degree relating to OT (1)
Postgraduate certificate in VR (1)
PhD in VR research (2)
DipCOT (2)
Bachelor’s degree (16)
Master’s degree relating to OT, healthcare, or research methods (4)
  1. aeUoN = University of Nottingham; b Education data missing for 3 OTs; c DipCOT = Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapists