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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of enrolled participants

From: Mobile device: a useful tool to teach inhaler devices to healthcare professionals

  All (n = 90) Control group (n = 45) Mobile app group (n = 45) P value
Demographics
 Female 70 (78) 33 (73%) 37 (82%) 0.31
 Age, median (IQR) 21 (3) 21 (5) 21 (3) 0.90
Ethnicity
 Chinese 67 (74%) 36 (80%) 31 (69%) 0.11
 Malay 9 (10%) 6 (13%) 3 (7%)
 Indian 6 (7%) 1 (2%) 5 (11%)
 Others 8 (9%) 2 (5%) 6 (13%)
Mobile model
 Apple 60 (67%) 28 (62%) 32 (71%) 0.37
 Android 30 (33%) 17 (38%) 13 (29%)
Prior experiences
 No experience using any inhalers 67 (74%) 33 (73%) 34 (76%) 0.64
 No experience teaching any inhaler 41 (46%) 21 (47%) 20 (44%) 0.45