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Table 1 Characteristics of all participants categorized by occupations

From: The CPR outcomes of online medical video instruction versus on-scene medical instruction using simulated cardiac arrest stations

Factors Physicians n = 14 Nurses n = 14 EMT n = 28
Mean age ± SD, years 27.64 ± 2.56 30.64 ± 4.29 29.68 ± 7.013
Age range, years 25–34 26–39 20–49
Gender    
 Male 7 (50) 6 (42.9) 23 (82.1)
Experiences in ambulance, years    
  < 1 year 6 (42.8) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 1–3 years 3 (21.4) 2 (14.3) 8 (28.6)
  > 3 years 1 (7.1) 9 (64.3) 15 (53.6)
 Not answered 4 (28.6) 3 (21.4) 5 (17.9)
ACLS certified, years    
  < 1 year 6 (42.8) 2 (14.3) 5 (17.9)
 1–3 years 4 (28.6) 6 (42.9) 10 (35.7)
  > 3 years 1 (7.1) 3 (21.4) 3 (10.7)
 Not answered 3 (21.4) 3 (21.4) 10 (35.7)
BLS certified, years    
  < 1 year 6 (42.8) 1 (7.1) 3 (10.7)
 1–3 years 1 (7.1) 3 (21.4) 12 (42.9)
  > 3 years 2 (14.3) 4 (28.6) 3 (10.7)
 Not answered 5 (35.7) 6 (42.9) 10 (35.7)
Experiences in CPR, year    
  < 1 year 3 (21.4) 4 (28.6) 5 (17.9)
 1–3 years 4 (28.6) 1 (7.1) 4 (14.3)
  > 3 years 3 (21.4) 5 (35.7) 9 (32.1)
 Not answered 4 (28.6) 4 (28.6) 10 (35.7)
EMT certified, years NA NA  
  < 1 year    2 (7.1)
 1–3 years    6 (21.4)
  > 3 years    3 (10.7)
 Not answered    17 (60.7)
  1. Note. Data presented as numbers (percentage) unless indicated otherwise; EMT emergency medicine technician, ACLS advanced cardiac life support, BLS basic cardiac life support, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, NA not available