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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Rapid sequence intubation: a survey of current practice in the South African pre-hospital setting

Characteristics n (%)
Province
 Gauteng 27 (35.5%)
 Western Cape 25 (32.9%)
 KwaZulu-Natal 13 (17.1%)
 Eastern Cape 5 (6.6%)
 Free State 2 (2.6%)
 Mpumalanga 1 (1.3%)
 Northern Cape 1 (1.3%)
 Limpopo 1 (1.3%)
 North West 1 (1.3%)
  76 (100%)
Job title
 Operational paramedic (ECPa) 47 (61.8%)
 Lecturer/Instructor/Trainer in EMCb/EMc 17 (22.4%)
 Operational flight paramedic (ECPa) 7 (9.2%)
 Manager/Administrative/Researcher in EMCb/EMc 4 (5.3%)
 No response 1 (1.3%)
  76 (100%)
Years of total experience in pre-hospital EMSd systems
 0–10 years 49 (64.5%)
 11–20 years 21 (27.6%)
 21–30 years 6 (7.9%)
  76 (100%)
Years of experience as ECPa
 0–5 years 56 (73.7%)
 6–12 years 20 (26.3%)
  76 (100%)
Organisation
 Private 43 (56.6%)
 Public (Government) 23 (30.3%)
 University/Training Institution 6 (7.9%)
 Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) 4 (5.3%)
  76 (100%)
  1. aEmergency Care Practitioner (ECP), bEmergency Medical Care (EMC), cEmergency Medicine (EM), dEmergency Medical Services (EMS)