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Table 1 Study participants and demographics

From: Comparison of two teaching methods for stopping the bleed: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Experimental group(n = 44) Control group(n = 34) P Value
Male, n (%) 21(47.7) 19(55.9) 0.475
Age (years), mean ± SD 20 ± 1 20 ± 1 0.221
No prior training in trauma hemostasis, n (%) 43(97.7) 34(100) 0.808
Have the willingness to stop bleeding in a real-life emergency, n (%) 23(52.3) 16(47.1) 0.648
Number of students who have used compression hemostasis, n(%) 24(54.5) 20(58.8) 0.706
Number of students who have used bandaging hemostasis, n(%) 8(18.2) 5(14.7) 0.683
Number of students who have used tourniquet hemostasis, n(%) 1(2.3) 0 1
Very confident or confident in compressing with fingers, n (%) 14(31.8) 10(29.4) 0.361
Very confident or confident in compressing with bandages, n (%) 7(15.9) 6(17.6) 0.912
Very confident or confident in compressing with a tourniquet, n (%) 8(18.2) 5(14.7) 0.489
  1. SD Indicates standard deviation