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Table 1 Professional characteristics and experience of workshop participants

From: Introduction of an undergraduate interprofessional simulation based skills training program in obstetrics and gynaecology in India

  Medical students
(n = 62)
Midwifery students
(n = 23)
Age, years 22 (20–27) 23 (20–27)
Male 32 (52.4) 2 (10.5)*
Year of training 4 (2–4) 4 (1–4)
Interprofessional education (IPE)
 Heard of IPE 6 (9.8) 14 (77.7)*
 Previous experience of IPE 1 (1.6) 5 (27.7)*
Vaginal exam
 Supervised practice 0 (0–2) 0 (0–6)
 Independent practice 0 (0–1) 0 (0–1)
Births
 Observed 0 (0–2) 1 (0–10)*
 Assisted 0 (0–0) 0 (0–10)
 Performed 0 (0–0) 0 (0–1)
Speculum exam
 Supervised practice 0 (0–0) 0 (0–10)
 Independent practice 0 (0–0) 0 (0–1)
Bimanual palpation
 Supervised practice 0 (0–0) 0 (0–10)
 Independent practice 0 (0–0) 0 (0–1)
Cervical smear
 Independent practice 0 (0–0) 0 (0–1)
  1. Data expressed as median (range) or n (%). * denotes significant difference between groups