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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A qualitative exploration of trial-related terminology in a study involving Deaf British Sign Language users

Groups Participants Gender Ethnicity Deaf parents? Age BSL acquired Involvement in Deaf community I feel I am culturally Deaf Highest qualification
Group 1 1a Male White British Yes From birth Often involved Very much so Postgraduate diploma
1b Male White British No 4–7 yrs Often involved Very much so Vocational qualification
1c Female White British No 12–16 yrs Often involved Quite so School leaving certificate
1d Female Asian Indian British No Over 25 Very involved Very much so Vocational qualification
1e Female White British No Missing Often involved Quite so Professional diploma
Group 2 2a Female White British No 1–3 yrs Missing Very much so On-the-job training
2b Female White British No 4–7 yrs Very involved Very much so Vocational qualification
2c Female White British No 4–7 yrs Very involved Quite so Missing
2d Female White British No 4–7 yrs Started age 40 Very much so Vocational qualification
2e Female White British Yes From birth Often involved Very much so Missing
Group 3 3a Male Asian Indian British Yes Over 25 Often involved Quite so Missing
3b Female White British No 1–3 yrs Often involved Very much so Professional diploma
3c Male White British No From birth Often involved Quite so Professional diploma
3d Female White British No 8–11 yrs Often involved Very much so Postgraduate certificate
3e Female White Jewish No Over 25 Often involved Somewhat Professional diploma
Group 4 4a Female White British No 4–7 yrs Very involved Very much so University degree
4b Female Jewish No 17–24 yrs Often involved Somewhat Missing
4c Female White British No 17–24 yrs Very involved Very much so Postgraduate certificate
4d Female White British No Over 25 Often involved Quite so Professional diploma
  1. BSL British Sign Language