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Table 2 Pre- and post-deployment rating of self-perceived preparedness

From: Self-perceived preparedness and training needs of healthcare personnel on humanitarian mission: a pre- and post-deployment survey

Self-perceived preparedness Physicians Nurses p value for comparison between physicians and nurses
Pre-deployment
Paediatric trauma
 Median (IQR) 4.0 (1.0) 4.0 (1.0) 0.024
 Mean rank 47.78 35.13
 Missing (N, %) 11 (15.3%) 14 (35.0%)
Adult trauma
 Median (IQR) 5.0 (1.0) 4.0 (1.0) 0.023
 Mean rank 47.43 35.94
 Missing (N, %) 11 (15.3%) 14 (35.0%)
Post-deployment
Paediatric trauma
 Median (IQR) 4.5 (1.0) 3.0 (2.0) 0.004
 Mean rank 31.47 19.73
 Missing (N, %) 2 (2.7%) 3 (7.5%)
Adult trauma
 Median (IQR) 5.0 (0.0) 4.0 (2.0) 0.002
 Mean rank 32.16 20.77
 Missing (N, %) 3 (4.2%) 1 (2.5%)
  1. Rating scale 1–5 (1 very unprepared—5 more than sufficiently prepared)
  2. IQR interquartile range