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Table 1 Demographics of participants

From: Evidence to support the early introduction of laparoscopic suturing skills into the surgical training curriculum

Level of experienceSenior surgical trainees (n = 92)Junior surgical trainees (n = 36)
Age (average)30 ± 227 ± 3
Sex87% male64% male
Year of experience in laparoscopic surgery3.0 ± 2.21.0 ± 1.3
Number of cases performed of laparoscopic cholecystectomy47 ± 85 ± 4
Proficiency in laparoscopic suturing29%none
Region from58% from the UK and 42% from overseas93% from the UK and 7% from overseas