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Table 2 Characteristics of respondents to the questionnaire on SAP attitudes, by participating hospital

From: Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis in children: a mixed method study on healthcare professionals attitudes

  Hospital 1 Hospital 2 Hospital 3 Total p-value
Number of sent questionnaire 59 273 103 435  
Number (%) of returned questionnaires 54 (91.5) 223 (81.7) 80 (77.7) 357 (82.1)  
Characteristics of respondents
Median age (range), yearsa 45 (27–63) 46 (27–68) 53 (32–72) 49 (27–72) <0.01
Sex
 Males (%) 22 (40.7) 108 (48.4) 47 (58.8) 177 (49.6)  
 Females (%) 32 (59.3) 115 (51.6) 33 (41.2) 180 (50.4)  
Healthcare professional
 Physicians (%) 27 (50.0) 128 (57.4) 46 (57.5) 201 (56.3)  
 Nurses (%) 27 (50.0) 95 (42.6) 34 (42.5) 156 (47.7)  
Median lenght of practice (range), yearsb 15 (2–39) 15 (1–40) 24 (1–44) 19 (1–44) <0.05
  1. amissing data for 9 HCPs
  2. bmissing data for 10 HCPs