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Table 2 Emergency department nurses mean scores in association with variables (ANOVA)

From: Knowledge about systemic inflammatory response syndrome and sepsis: a survey among Dutch emergency department nurses

Variable   n (%) Mean score (SD) p value
Total   216 15.9 (3.2)  
Sex Male 53 (24) 16.7 (3.5) 0.04
  Female 163 (76) 15.7 (3.0)  
Age (years) 20–30 49 (23) 16.6 (3.4) 0.02
  31–40 71 (33) 16.3 (3.2)  
  41–50 45 (21) 16.0 (3.3)  
  51–65 51 (23) 14.8 (2.7)  
Shift Day 182 (84) 15.9 (3.2) 0.57
  Night 34 (16) 16.1 (3.3)  
Recent education Yes 58 (27) 17.2 (3.3) 0.001
  No 158 (73) 15.5 (3.1)  
Visit 1 87 (40) 16.1 (3.3) 0.43
  2 75 (35) 15.7 (3.2)  
  3 49 (23) 16.2 (2.9)  
  4 5 (2) 13.8 (4.4)  
Education ED 151 (70) 15.9 (3.3) 0.55
  ED + ICU/CCU 54 (25) 16.2 (3.0)  
  Unknown 11 (5) 15.0 (2.9)  
Experience (years) 0–2 72 (33) 16.5 (3.2) 0.25
  3–11 68 (32) 15.6 (3.4)  
  ≥12 71 (33) 15.7 (3.0)  
  Unknown 5 (2) 15.2 (2.4)  
ICU level 1 43 (20) 14.4 (2.8) 0.0001
  2 67 (31) 15.4 (3.2)  
  3 106 (49) 16.9 (3.1)  
Sepsis protocol Yes 193 (89) 16.1 (3.3) 0.07
  No 23 (11) 14.7 (2.5)