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Table 1 Audience questionnaire results of motivators and barriers to attending Pediatric Grand Rounds

From: Learners' decisions for attending Pediatric Grand Rounds: a qualitative and quantitative study

  Group 1 n = 29 Group 2 n = 17 Group 3 n = 14 Total n = 59
Motivators*     
Clinically-useful topics 23 (79) 17 (100) 10 (71) 50 (85)
Continuing education credit 14 (48) 10 (59) 3 (21) 27 (46)
Cutting-edge research 6 (21) 7 (41) 3 (21) 16 (27)
Networking 5 (17) 6 (35) 2 (14) 13 (22)
Refreshments 1 (3) 2 (12) 2 (14) 5 (8)
Other 3 (10) 1 (6) 3 (21) 7 (12)
Barriers*     
Busy schedule 13 (45) 14 (82) 6 (43) 33 (56)
Non-relevant topic 13 (45) 9 (53) 4 (29) 26 (44)
Child care 4 (14) 0 0 4 (7)
Regular schedule conflict 3 (10) 0 0 3 (5)
Other barrier 3 (10) 0 0 3 (5)
  1. ( ) percent of respondents *all NS between groups by X2
  2. Group 1: academic medical center practice
  3. Group 2: community practice
  4. Group 3: all others