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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of staff undertaking the education intervention

From: A delirium prevalence audit and a pre and post evaluation of an interprofessional education intervention to increase staff knowledge about delirium in older adults

Demographics Pre (n = 118) Post (n = 41)
Age, n (%)
 21–30 33(27.9) 15 (37.5)
 31–40 32 (27.1) 8 (20.0)
 41–50 26 (22.1) 6 (16.0)
 51–60 27 (22.9) 11 (27.5)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 9 (7.6) 6 (14.6)
 Female 109 (92.4) 35 (85.4)
Role, n (%)
 Nurse 81 (68.6) 29 (70.7)
 Medical 4 (3.4) 4 (9.8)
 Allied Health 33 (28.0) 8 (19.5)
Length of time in current position, n (%)
 Less than 6 months 14 (11.9) 7 (17.1)
 6 to 12 months 10 (8.5) 4 (9.7)
 More than 12 months 94 (79.6) 30 (73.2)
 Other   
Working hours per fortnight, n (%)
 Less than 40 14 (12.0) 2 (4.9)
 40 to 64 46 (39.3) 19 (46.3)
 More than 64 57 (48.7) 20 (48.8)
Number of years in current profession, n (%)
 5 or less 44 (37.6) 18 (45.0)
 6 to 12 36 (30.8) 12 (30.0)
 13 to 20 16 (13.7) 5 (12.5)
 More than 20 21 (17.9) 5 (12.5)
Main Ward/Area, n (%)
 Medical 49 (41.5) 15 (36.6)
 Rehabilitation 33 (28.0) 14 (34.1)
 Surgical 36 (30.5) 12 (29.3)