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Table 4 Baseline characteristics of participants (n = 56)

From: Comparison of an interactive with a didactic educational intervention for improving the evidence-based practice knowledge of occupational therapists in the public health sector in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

Variable Interactive educational intervention (n = 28 ) Didactic educational intervention (n = 28)
  Median (min to max) Median (min to max)
Age (years) 28.0 (22.0 to 50.0) 33.0 (22.0 to 56.0)
Experience (years) 5.5 (0.5 to 31.0) 8.5 (0.5 to 34.0)
Number of clients per monthab 55.0 (0.0 to 220.0) 35.0 (0.0 to 220.0)
  n (%) n (%)
Gender   
 Male 2 (7.1) 1 (3.6)
 Female 26 (92.9) 27 (96.4)
 Total 28 (100.0) 28 (100.0)
Qualification   
 Undergraduate 24 (85.7) 24 (85.7)
 Postgraduate 4 (14.3) 4 (14.3)
 Total 28 (100.0) 28 (100.0)
Level of care   
 Primary 5 (17.9) 5 (17.9)
 Secondary 9 (32.1) 6 (21.4)
 Tertiary 10 (35.7) 12 (42.9)
 >1 level 4 (14.3) 5 (17.9)
 Total 28 (100.0) 28 (100.1)
Place   
 Urban 24 (82.8) 24 (88.9)
 Rural 3 (13.8) 4 (11.1)
 Both 1 (3.4) 0 (0.0)
 Total 28 (100.0) 28 (100.0)
  1. aParticipant’s estimated the average number of clients seen per month.
  2. bMissing data for one interactive educational intervention participant.