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Table 2 Difference in participants’ distribution and characteristics between intervention and control hospitals for both pre-intervention and post-intervention survey

From: Can a multicomponent multidisciplinary implementation package change physicians’ and nurses’ perceptions and practices regarding thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke? An exploratory analysis of a cluster-randomized trial

 Pre-intervention
503 (55%)
Post-intervention
414 (45%)
Intervention
260 (52%)
Control
240 (48%)
Intervention
192 (49%)
Control
202 (51%)
Characteristics
 Age, n (%)
  ≤ 25 years24 (10)17 (8)17 (10)13 (7)
  > 25–45 years149 (62)117 (54)101 (57)109 (59)
  > 45–60 years60 (25)76 (35)50 (28)58 (31)
  > 60 years9 (4)5 (2)8 (5)6 (3)
 Sex, n (%)
  Male84 (34)75 (32)54 (29)70 (36)
  Female164 (66)160 (68)130 (71)125 (64)
 Work experience in emergency/stroke, n (%)
  ≤ 5 years90 (35)79 (34)49 (27)62 (32)
  > 5–10 years74 (29)68 (30)62 (34)64 (33)
  > 10–15 years38 (15)34 (15)26 (14)35 (18)
  > 15 years53 (21)48 (21)45 (25)34 (17)
 Staff type, n (%)
  Physician74 (29)69 (30)47 (26)67 (34)
  Nurse181 (71)163 (70)137 (74)129 (66)
Distribution
 Location, n (%)
  Metropolitan124 (48)170 (71)119 (62)152 (75)
  Regional136 (52)70 (29)73 (38)50 (25)
 Baseline thrombolysis rate, n (%)
  Strata 1106 (41)134 (56)82 (43)123 (61)
  Strata 2127 (49)76 (32)83 (43)63 (31)
  Strata 327 (10)30 (12)27 (14)16 (8)