Table 2

Respondent characteristics, demographics and RCA training details
Characteristic Participated or led RCA Total Chi-square
Yes n=101 (%) No n=127 (%) n=228 (%) value df p-value
Training
When did you attend RCA training? 13.5 3 0.004
≤6 months ago 4 (4.0) 12 (9.4) 16 (7.0)
7-11 months ago 8 (7.9) 25 (19.7) 33 (14.5)
12-24 months ago 39 (38.6) 52 (40.9) 91 (39.9)
>24 months ago 50 (49.5) 38 (29.9) 88 (38.6)
What type of training did you receive? 0.486 2 0.784
NHS (in-house) 80 (79.2) 105 (82.7) 185 (81.1)
Tutor 14 (13.9) 14 (11.0) 28 (12.3)
Combination (e-learning, above, external) 7 (6.9) 8 (6.3) 15 (6.6)
How long was the training? 1.156 2 0.561
≤One day 88 (87.1) 115 (90.6) 203 (89.0)
1-2 days 12 (11.9) 10 (7.9) 22 (9.6)
>2 days 1 (1.0) 2 (1.6) 3 (1.3)
Demographics
Gender 1.097 1 0.295
Male 25 (24.8) 24 (18.9) 49 (21.5)
Female 75 (74.3) 101 (79.5) 176 (77.2)
Professional group 10.082 4 0.039
Nursing 45 (44.6) 54 (42.5) 99 (43.4)
Medical 8 (7.9) 6 (4.7) 14 (6.1)
Management 30 (29.7) 24 (18.9) 54 (23.7)
Pharmacy 7 (6.9) 20 (15.7) 27 (11.8)
Other 10 (9.9) 23 (18.1) 33 (14.5)
Healthcare setting 22.046 4 <0.001
Primary care 19 (18.8) 40 (31.5) 59 (25.9)
Acute sector 55 (54.5) 36 (28.3) 91 (39.9)
Mental health 13 (12.9) 22 (17.3) 35 (15.4)
NHS Board HQ 8 (7.9) 6 (4.7) 14 (6.1)
Other 5 (5.0) 22 (17.3) 27 (11.8)
Years experience in current job 5.181 3 0.159
≤5 years 25 (24.8) 25 (19.7) 50 (21.9)
6-10 years 22 (21.8) 17 (13.4) 39 (17.1)
11-15 years 13 (12.9) 16 (12.6) 29 (12.7)
>15 years 41 (40.6) 69 (54.3) 110 (48.2)

Bowie et al.

Bowie et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:50   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-50

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