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Table 2 Patients, procedures, and student involvement in the two hospitals

From: The role of emergency medicine clerkship e-Portfolio to monitor the learning experience of students in different settings: a prospective cohort study

Categories Tawam Hospital N = 1972 (%) Al Ain Hospital N = 1749 (%) Total N (%) P value
Patient gender     < 0.0001
 Male 1030 (52.2) 1048 (59.9) 2078 (55.8)  
 Female 942 (47.8) 701 (40.1) 1643 (44.2)  
Patient age 30.0 (0.08–107) 36.0 (0.00–107)   < 0.0001
Patient age category     < 0.0001
 0 – 17 642 (32.6) 165 (9.4)   
 18 – 65 929 (47.1) 1348 (77.1)  
 > 65 401 (20.3) 236 (13.5)  
Procedures     < 0.0001
 Suturing lacerations 147 (7.5) 116 (6.6) 263 (7.1)  
 Wound care* 164 (8.5) 96 (5.4) 260 (7.0)  
 EFAST 56 (2.8) 83 (4.7) 139 (3.7)  
 Airway management 80 (4.1) 29 (1.7) 109 (2.9)  
 RUSH 51 (2.6) 21 (1.2) 72 (1.9)
 CPR 15 (0.8) 11 (0.6) 26 (0.7)
 Defibrillation/cardioversion 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2) 9 (0.2)
 Other 1454 (73.7) 1389 (79.4) 2843 (76.4)  
Student involvement     < 0.0001
 Observation 336 (17.0) 177 (10.1) 513 (13.8)  
 Partial 331 (16.8) 279 (16.0) 610 (16.4)
 Full 1305 (66.2) 1293 (73.9) 2598 (69.8)
Shift time     < 0.0001
 Day 506 (25.7) 384 (22.0) 890 (23.9)  
 Prime 730 (37.0) 710 (40.6) 1440 (38.7)
 Evening 659 (33.4) 209 (11.9) 868 (23.3)
 Night 77 (3.9) 446 (25.5) 523 (14.1)
Location     < 0.0001
 Resuscitation 661 (33.5) 474 (27.1) 1135 (30.5)  
 Fast track 549 (27.8) 28 (1.6) 577 (15.5)
 Urgent care 534 (27.1) 1247 (71.3) 1781 (47.9)
 Pediatric 228 (11.6) 0 (0.0) 228 (6.)
  1. Data are presented as median (range) for patient age and number (%). P value using Mann–Whitney U test, Pearson’s chi-square, or Fisher’s exact test as appropriate
  2. *Wound care consists of burn care, simple dressing, steri-strip, and glue application