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Table 3 Characteristics of the target population

From: Educational outreach visits to improve venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalised medical patients: a prospective before-and-after intervention study

Characteristics Received the intervention (n = 19) Declined or unavailable (n = 7) P value
Age Median (IQ range) 54 (42–65) N/A  
Years post registration 30 (18–41) 26 (23–33) 0.93*
Sex Number (%)   0.18^
    Male 15 (79) 7 (100)  
    Female 4 (21) 0 (0)  
Specialty    0.32^
    Cardiology 8 (42) 3 (43)  
    Neurology 4 (21) 1 (14)  
    Nephrology 1 (5.3) 0 (0)  
    Medical oncology 1 (5.3) 0 (0)  
    Immunology/ rheumatology 2 (10) 0 (0)  
    Thoracic medicine 2 (10) 0 (0)  
    Gastroenterology 1 (5.3) 3 (43)  
  1. Percentages may not add up to 100 due to missing data. IQ Interquartile range; N/A not available; *Mann–Whitney U test; ^Chi-square.