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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants in DIT and MS groups

From: Perception, attitude, knowledge and learning style preference on challenges of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial overuse among first year doctors in training and final year medical students

Baseline characteristics DIT (N = 225) MS (N = 455) p-value
Sex, female (%) 142 (63.1%) 260 (57.1%) 0.14
Mean age ± SD 26.71 ± 1.22 24.51 ± 2.24 < 0.001
Mean GPA ± SD 3.31 ± 0.29 (n = 214) 3.20 ± 0.35 (n = 401) < 0.001
Training specialties
 Internal Medicine 60 (26.7%) NA NA
 Radiology 35 (15.6%) NA NA
 Pediatrics 24 (10.7%) NA NA
 Anesthesiology 20 (8.9%) NA NA
 Surgery 19 (8.4%) NA NA
 Othersa 67 (29.8%) NA NA
Previous workplaces (may select more than one answer)
 University hospital 25 (11.1%) NA NA
 Tertiary care hospital 121 (53.8%) NA NA
 Secondary care hospital 2 (0.9%) NA NA
 Primary care hospital or center 58 (25.8%) NA NA
 Private hospital 143 (63.6%) NA NA
 Other type of medical facilityb 10 (4.4%) NA NA
  1. NA Not applicable
  2. aIncludes orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology and rehabilitation
  3. bIncludes private clinics, health insurance companies, etc.