Table 1

Demographics of the study participants

Characteristic24 h Access to CPR feedback training device (intervention arm) (n=90)No access to CPR feedback training device (control arm) (n=81)Total (overall %)
Role
 Nurse (theatres)292453 (31)
 Nurse (PICU)282149 (28.7)
 Doctors (theatres)171633 (19.3)
 Doctor (PICU)224 (2.3)
 Operating department assistant101121 (12.3)
 Healthcare support worker3710 (5.9)
 Pharmacist101 (0.6)
Rank
 Junior staff (band 5 nurses & below)5254106 (62)
 Senior staff (band 6 nurses & above)19928 (16.4)
 Doctors
  Specialist trainees459 (5.2)
  Consultants151328 (16.4)
Time since last BLS update
 ≤3 months202141 (24)
 >3–≤6 months232043 (25.2)
 >6–≤9 months201939 (22.8)
 >9–≤12 months231841 (24)
 Expired437 (4)
APLS certified
 Yes241236 (21.1)
 No6669134 (78.4)
Last real-life CPR
 ≤6 months101121 (12.3)
 >6 months–<3 years191332 (18.7)
 ≥ 3 years181129 (17)
 Never434689 (52)
  • APLS, advanced paediatric life support; BLS, basic life support; CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation; PICU, paediatric intensive care unit.