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Table 6 Demographic characteristics of in the pilot study

From: Development of a factorial survey for use in an international study examining clinicians’ likelihood to support the decision to initiate invasive long-term ventilation for a child (the TechChild study)

Characteristic (n)
 Age (12) Mean = 41.5 years (SD = 11.1)
Median = 39.5 years
Gender (12)
 Female 75% (9)
 Male 17% (2)
 Female and non-binary 8% (1)
Religious (12)
 Yes 33% (4)
 No 54% (7)
 Yes and not surea 8% (1)
Discipline (12)
 Medical doctor 17% (2)
 Registered nurse 42% (5)
 Respiratory therapist/Physical therapist/Physiotherapist 25% (3)
 Pharmacist 8% (1)
 Dietician 8% (1)
 Number of years in current position Mean = 8.2 (SD = 4.3)
Median = 6.5
Country currently employed (10)
 Australia 60% (6)
 Ireland 20% (2)
 USA 20% (2)
  1. aIn the pilot study response choices were not restricted to one option and one participant selected two options. This was amended to single choice in the final version