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Table 4 Participants demographic information

From: A national training program for simulation educators and technicians: evaluation strategy and outcomes

  Number of participants Percentage
Gender   
 Female 172 63
 Male 103 37
Age group   
 40 years of age or less 100 37
 41 years of age or older 168 63
Choice of stream   
 Educator 235 78
 Technician 65 22
Principle employer   
 Public health care service 153 55
 University 80 29
 Private health care service 23 8
 Vocational education sector 10 4
 Other 11 4
Target group for teaching   
 Undergraduate & postgraduate 133 52
 Postgraduate only 73 28
 Undergraduate only 51 20
Current role   
 Nursing/midwifery 161 57
 Medical 49 17
 Allied health 34 12
 Educational/administrative or other non-clinical 37 13
Simulation experience   
 Spent 10 h of less per month 135 53
 Spent over 80 h per month 18 7
 Had previous simulation training 102 40