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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Impact of an e-learning module on personal protective equipment knowledge in student paramedics: a randomized controlled trial

  Control (n = 49) E-Learning (n = 41)
Sex, female, n (%) 24 (49.0%) 16 (39.0%)
Age (years), median [Q1;Q3] 25 [23;30] 26 [24;30]
Study year, n (%)
 1 17 (34.7%) 12 (29.3%)
 2 15 (30.6%) 12 (29.3%)
 3 17 (34.7%) 17 (41.5%)
School, n (%)
 Bern (MEDI) 19 (38.8%) 15 (36.6%)
 Geneva (ESAMB) 20 (40.8%) 15 (36.6%)
 Lausanne (ES-ASUR) 10 (20.4%) 11 (26.8%)
Working canton, n (%)
 Bern 4 (8.2%) 3 (7.3%)
 Fribourg 3 (6.1%) 0 (0.0%)
 Geneva 4 (8.2%) 7 (17.1%)
 Jura 3 (6.1%) 0 (0.0%)
 Neuchatel 7 (14.3%) 5 (12.2%)
 Valais 5 (10.2%) 6 (14.6%)
 Vaud 9 (18.4%) 9 (22.0%)
 Does not work 14 (28.6%) 11 (26.8%)
Previous general IPC course followed, n (%) 14 (28.6%) 13 (31.7%)
Previous COVID course followed, n (%) 10 (20.4%) 12 (29.3%)
History of COVID, n (%) 1 (2.0%) 1 (2.4%)
Previously seen HUG guidelines, n (%) 11 (22.4%) 11 (26.8%)
  1. Totals may be unequal to 100% due to rounding
  2. IPC infection prevention and control