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Table 1 Group demographic characteristics

From: A randomised controlled trial of sensory awareness training and additional motor practice for learning scalpel skills in podiatry students

  Control (n = 14) Sensory (n = 15) Motor (n = 15) p-value
Location, n (%)
 UniSA 7 (50%) 7 (46.7%) 7 (46.7%) 0.94
 QUT 7 (50%) 8 (53.3%) 8 (53.3%)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 7 (50%) 4 (26.7%) 4 (26.7%) 0.32
 Female 7 (50%) 11 (73.3%) 11 (73.3%)
Age (years), Mean (SD) 22.4 (6.5) 23.4 (7.8) 22.9 (6.2) 0.93
Handedness, n (%)
 Right 12 (85.7%) 12 (80.0%) 13 (86.7%) 0.84
 Left 1 (7.1%) 2 (13.3%) 2 (13.3%)
 Ambidextrous 1 (7.1%) 1 (6.7%) 0 (0%)
Height (cm), Mean (SD) 172.1 (12.6) 168.7 (7.1) 167.5 (11.2) 0.49
Musical History, n (%)
 Yes 3 (21.4%) 1 (6.7%) 2 (13.3%) 0.51
 No 11 (78.6%) 14 (93.3%) 13 (86.7%)
Gaming History, n (%)
 Yes 7 (50%) 1 (6.7%) 2 (13.3%) 0.01*
 No 7 (50%) 14 (93.3%) 13 (86.7%)
  1. *p ≤ 0.05 Chi square used to calculate p-values for categorical variables and univariate analysis for continuous variables