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Table 1 Tutors’ sociodemographic data, clinical and teaching experience

From: The quality of feedback during formative OSCEs depends on the tutors’ profile

Socio-demographic data and clinical and teaching experience All Generalists Specialists p
  n=38 n=22 n=16  
Female n (%) 17 (45%) 13 (59%) 4 (25%) 0.079
Mean age (SD) 45 (8) 44 (9) 48 (5) 0.123
Mean years of clinical experience (SD) 18 (8) 17 (10) 20 (6) 0.341
Mean years of clinical supervision (SD) 9 (7) 8 (7) 11 (6) 0.133
Mean years as OSCE tutor (SD) 4 (4) 5 (4) 4 (3) 0.642
Involved in communication skills teaching n (%) 16 (42%) 14 (64%) 2 (12%) 0.005
Structured training in feedback skills n (%) 28 (74%) 19 (86%) 9 (56%) 0.062