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Table 3 Characteristics of the Healthcare Workers (n = 59)

From: The effect of an interactive delirium e-learning tool on healthcare workers’ delirium recognition, knowledge and strain in caring for delirious patients: a pilot pre-test/post-test study

  Total sample n = 59 Low/median completion subgroup n = 19 Good/ excellent completion subgroup n = 40 P-value
Variables     
Age in years, mean (SD) 38.7 (11.2) 33.6 (10.4) 41.1 (10.8) P = 0.02a
Gender     P = 0.13b
 Female, n (%) 52 (88.1) 15 (78.9) 37 (92.5)  
 Male, n (%) 7 (11.9) 4 (21.1) 3 (7.5)  
Years of work experience, mean (SD) 15.8 (11.8) 10.6 (10.8) 18.3 (11.5) P = 0.02a
Employment status     P = 0.01b
 Part-time (<100 %), n (%) 27 (45.8) 4 (21.1) 23 (57.5)  
 Full-time (100 %), n (%) 32 (54.2) 15 (78.9) 17 (42.5)  
Type of shift work     P = 0.49b
 Day shift, n (%) 58 (98.3) 19 (100) 39 (97.5)  
 Night shift, n (%) 1 (1.7) 0 (0) 1 (2.5)  
Educational level     P = 0.18b
 Certificate degree, n (%) 10 (17.0) 1 (5.2) 9 (22.5)  
 Bachelor degree, n (%) 41 (69.5) 14 (73.7) 27 (67.5)  
 Master degree, n (%) 8 (13.5) 4 (21.1) 4 (10.0)  
Delirium training last 5 years     P = 0.73b
 Yes, n (%) 8 (13.5) 3 (15.8) 5 (12.5)  
 No, n (%) 51 (86.5) 16 (84.2) 35 (87.5)  
  1. Abbreviations: SD = standard deviation
  2. aANOVA test
  3. bChi-square test