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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Long-term retention assessment after simulation-based-training of pediatric procedural skills among adult emergency physicians: a multicenter observational study

Groups G1 G2 G3 G4 Control
Number of participants (n, %) 23 (21.5) 20 (18.7) 22 (20.6) 23 (21.5) 19 (17.7)
Male (n, %) 13 (56.5) 11 (55.0) 12 (54.5) 13 (56.5) 11 (57.9)
Physicians 18 16 22 23 19
Residents 5 4 0 0 0
Age (M ± SD) 31 ± 3 32 ± 3 34 ± 1 35 ± 2 32 ± 3
Years of clinical experience (median[Q1.Q3]) 7[2;8] 2[1;2] 2[2;3] 15[7;17] 3[3;9]
  1. Legend: Groups: G1 had completed training < 0.5 year ago; G2 between 0.5 and 2 years ago; G3 between 2and 4 years ago, G4 ≥ 4 years ago, Control: untrained group
  2. M mean, SD standard deviation, Q1 first quartile, Q3 third quartile