Table 2

Demographic characteristics of study sample
Participants by role Unique respondents Participants that responded on more than one survey administration Mean surveys per respondent Total # surveys
Attending MD 10 3 1.9 (2.18) 19
Min=1,Max=8
Resident MD 18 6 1.3 (0.5) 24
Min=1,Max=2
Nurse 42 36 4.3 (2.1) 179
Min=1,Max=9
HUC 6 5 5.2 (3.4) 31
Min=1,Max=10
PCT 16 11 3.1 (2.0) 49
Min=1,Max=10
Registration 11 9 3.1 (1.6) 34
Min=1,Max=5
Overall 103 70 3.3 (2.3) 336
Min=1,Max=10
Mean Age 34.8 (11.2) 35.2 (11.4) --- ---
Min=20,Max=60 Min=20,max=60
Mean Years of Experience in this ED 5.3 (5.9) 4.9 (5.7) --- ---
Min=0,Max=23 Min=0.08,max=23
Mean Years of Experience in Healthcare 11.4 (9.9) 11.1 (9.8) --- ---
Min=0,Max=35 Min=0,max=35
Level of Education --- ---
High school or less 5 (5.0%) 4 (5.7%) --- ---
Some college, Undergraduate or Associate’s degree 64 (63.4%) 54 (77.4%) --- ---
Graduate School (i.e. Master’s, PhD, DrPH, or other) 5 (5.0%) 3 (4.3%) --- ---
Medical School (e.g. MD, DO) 27 (26.7%) 9 (12.9%) --- ---

Patterson et al.

Patterson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:109   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-109

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