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Table 1 Participant characteristics of primary, secondary, and tertiary end users

From: ExerG: adapting an exergame training solution to the needs of older adults using focus group and expert interviews

Primary end users (n = 24)  
Age in years (Mean (standard deviation; minimum–maximum)) 75.7 (5.8; 65–82)
Gender: males / females (Frequency (percentage)) 15 (62.5) / 9 (37.5)
Walking aid* (Frequency (percentage)) 11 (45.8)
Mini Mental State Examination (Median (25th, 75th percentiles; minimum–maximum)) 29 (27, 30; 24–30)
Barthel Index (Clinic for Rehabilitation Münster) (Median (25th, 75th percentiles; minimum–maximum)) 100 (83, 100; 70–100)
Extended Barthel Index (Reha Rheinfelden) (Median (25th, 75th percentiles; minimum–maximum)) 59 (56, 62; 45–63)
Fall prevalence over the last six months (Frequency (percentage)) No fall 9 (37.5)
Up to five times 5 (20.8)
More than five times 1 (4.2)
Diagnoses (Frequency (percentage)) Ischemic or hemorrhagic cerebrovascular insult 8 (33.3)
Parkinson’s disease 6 (25)
Multiple sclerosis 2 (8.3)
Tick-borne encephalitis 1 (4.2)
Lumbar spinal stenosis with hip flexor paresis 1 (4.2)
Structural epilepsy 1 (4.2)
Polytrauma 1 (4.2)
Spinal disc herniation 1 (4.2)
Polyarthrosis, osteochondrosis with vertigo 2 (8.3)
Multimorbidity 1 (4.2)
Secondary end users (n = 18)  
Age in years (Mean (standard deviation; minimum–maximum)) 35.3 (7.5; 25–52)
Gender: males / females (Frequency (percentage)) 8 (44.4) / 10 (55.6)
Profession (Frequency (percentage)) Physiotherapist 10 (55.6)
Occupational therapist 2 (11.1)
Sports scientist 4 (22.2)
Psychologist 2 (11.1)
Work experience in years (Mean (standard deviation; minimum–maximum)) 9.0 (6.2; 0.5–20)
Education level (Frequency (percentage)) Bachelor´s degree 4 (22.2)
Master´s degree or equivalent 9 (50.0)
Doctoral degree 3 (16.7)
Others 2 (11.1)
Tertiary end users (n = 9)  
Age in years (Mean (standard deviation; minimum–maximum)) 49.7 (9.4; 31–59)
Gender: males / females (Frequency (percentage)) 6 (66.7) / 3 (33.3)
Work experience in years (Mean (standard deviation; minimum–maximum)) 26.7 (10.7; 4–38)
Education level (Frequency (percentage)) Bachelor´s degree 1 (11.1%)
Master´s degree or equivalent 3 (33.3)
Doctoral degree 4 (44.4)
Others 1 (11.1)
  1. *Use of a wheelchair or walking aid such as rollator or walking stick