Table 2

The characteristics of the focus group sample
Characteristics Greece Ireland The Netherlands
Number of participants Eight Five Six
Age 22-64 24 – 47 20 -28
Gender 2 men/6 women 3 men/2 women 2 men/4 women
Nationality Greek (5) Irish German
Greek/American Maltese
Dutch
Profile Sociologists (2) Developmental economist; Students in the Bachelor and Master Programme of European Public Health
Philosophy and semiotics Sociologist with MSc. Urban
Health economics planning;
Social worker and public Sociologist;
health specialist Trainee accountant with background in accountancy and tax law
Journalist and lawyer
Elementary teacher
Administrative worker

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