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Table 3 Mean scores by group, within ICU level

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

Variable   ICU level
ICU 1 ICU 2 ICU 3
n (%) within ICU 1 Mean score (SD) p n (%) within ICU 2 Mean score (SD) p n (%) within ICU 3 Mean score (SD) p
ED nurses Total 43 (100) 14.4 (2.8)   67 (100) 15.4 (3.2)   106 (100) 16.9 (3.1)  
Hospital Count 3 (27.3)    4 (36.4)    4 (36.4)   
Sex Male 5 (11.6) 16.0 (2.9)   15 (22.4) 16.1 (3.6)   33 (24.5) 17.1 (3.6)  
  Female 38 (88.4) 14.2 (2.7) 0.22 52 (77.6) 15.2 (3.1) 0.30 73 (68.9) 16.8 (2.9) 0.63
Age (years) 20–30 9 (21.4) 14.9 (2.2)   17 (25.4) 15.8 (3.5)   23 (21.9) 17.9 (3.3)  
  31–40 7 (16.7) 14.6 (1.6) 1 31 (46.3) 15.6 (3.4) 1 33 (31.4) 17.3 (2.9) 1
  41–50 13 (31.0) 15.0 (3.2) 1 9 (13.4) 14.9 (3.3) 1 23 (21.9) 17.2 (3.1) 1
  51–65 13 (31.0) 13.5 (3.2) 1 10 (14.9) 14.6 (1.9) 1 26 (24.8) 15.4 (2.6) 0.03
Shift Night 6 (14.0) 13.5 (1.4)   15 (22.4) 15.7 (3.3)   13 (12.3) 17.8 (3.0)  
  Day 37 (86.0) 14.5 (2.9) 0.44 52 (77.6) 15.3 (3.2) 0.64 93 (87.7) 16.8 (3.1) 0.27
Recent Yes 3 (7.0) 16.7 (2.5)   12 (17.9) 16.3 (3.8)   43 (40.6) 17.4 (3.3)  
Education No 40 (93.0) 14.3 (2.7) 0.18 55 (82.1) 15.2 (3.1) 0.245 63 (59.4) 15.5 (3.1) 0.13
Visit 1 17 (39.5) 14.4 (3.0)   30 (44.8) 15.0 (2.8)   40 (37.7) 17.7 (3.1)  
  2 13 (30.2) 14.3 (3.2) 1 20 (29.9) 15.6 (3.7) 1 42 (39.6) 16.2 (2.9) 0.07
  3 13 (30.2) 14.5 (2.0) 1 17 (25.4) 15.9 (3.3) 0.91 19 (17.9) 17.5 (2.6) 1
  4 5 (4.8) 13.8 (4.4) 0.04
Sepsis Yes 43 (100) 14.4 (2.8)   44 (65.7) 15.8 (3.5)   106 (100) 16.9 (3.1)  
Protocol No 0 (0) 23 (34.3) 14.7 (2.5) 0.15 0 (0)
Education ED 33 (80.5) 14.2 (2.8)   49 (73.1) 15.3 (3.2)   69 (71.1) 17.1 (3.2)  
  ED + ICC/CCU 8 (19.5) 15.3 (2.9) 0.41 18 (26.9) 15.7 (3.3) 0.61 28 (28.9) 16.7 (2.8) 0.53
Experience (years) 0–2 10 (25.0) 15.0 (2.2)   27 (40.9) 16.2 (3.4)   35 (33.3) 17.3 (3.2)  
  3–11 18 (45.0) 13.7 (3.2) 0.88 24 (36.4) 15.0 (3.4) 0.56 26 (24.8) 17.4 (2.7) 1
  ≥12 12 (30.0) 15.1 (2.7) 1 15 (22.7) 14.4 (2.0) 0.22 44 (41.9) 16.3 (3.2) 0.48