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Table 3 Baseline demographic characteristics of EDs

From: Evaluation of a targeted, theory-informed implementation intervention designed to increase uptake of emergency management recommendations regarding adult patients with mild traumatic brain injury: results of the NET cluster randomised trial

ED structural characteristics Control (no. of clusters = 17) Intervention (no. of clusters = 14)
  N (%) or mean (SD) [median (IQR)]* N (%) or mean (SD) [median (IQR)]*
Hospital type (private) 1 (6%) 1 (7%)
Hospital type (public) 16 (94%) 13 (93%)
Trauma unit 3 (18%) 4 (29%)
Short stay unit 13 (76%) 10 (71%)
Existence of protocol for mTBI 4 (24%) 3 (21%)
NET-Plus 14 (82%) 13 (93%)
Rurality (regional) 7 (41%) 5 (36%)
Annual presentation rate 2012 44,710 (22593)
[42,495 (34,313 to 46,690)]
41,255 (16512)
[41,574 (27,075 to 55,667)]
  1. *Statistics presented are number (percent) or mean (standard deviation) [median (interquartile range)]