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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of healthcare managers (n = 20)

From: Healthcare managers’ experiences of technostress and the actions they take to handle it – a critical incident analysis

Sex
 Men 10
 Women 10
Professional background
 Physician 5
 Nurse 4
 Biomedicals/Pharmaceutics 4
 Occupational therapist 2
 Social worker 2
 Other background 3
Control span
  < 50 8
 50–100 5
  > 100–300 5
  ≈ 2000 2
Time as a healthcare manager
 1–5 years 5
 6–10 years 3
 11–19 years 3
 20–40 years 9
  1. Note. ‘Control span’ refers to the number of subordinates under a healthcare manager; ‘Other background’ refers to a professional background with only one representative