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Table 2 Numbers (frequencies) of flight operator and health trust employees undertaking some training in and assessment of the seven NTSs during 2015; Fisher’s exact test proving statistically significant differences

From: A comparative study on the frequency of simulation-based training and assessment of non-technical skills in the Norwegian ground ambulance services and helicopter emergency medical services

Question category NTS category Flight operator employee (n = 56) Health trust employee (n = 1051) p-value
  Decision-making 51 (91.1%) 663 (63.1%) < 0,001
Simulation-based training of NTSs Leadership 45 (80.4%) 634 (60.3%) 0,003
Communication 50 (89.3%) 731 (69.6%) < 0,001
Situation awareness 50 (89.3%) 692 (65.8%) < 0,001
Teamwork 53 (94.6%) 779 (74.1%) < 0,001
Managing stress 49 (87.5%) 485 (46.1%) < 0,001
Coping with fatigue 32 (57.1%) 242 (23.0%) < 0,001
Assessment of NTSs Decision-making 46 (82.1%) 561 (53.4%) < 0,001
Leadership 43 (76.8%) 539 (51.3%) < 0,001
Communication 45 (80.4%) 570 (54.2%) < 0,001
Situation awareness 45 (80.4%) 550 (52.3%) < 0,001
Teamwork 49 (87.5%) 592 (56.6%) < 0,001
Managing stress 46 (82.1%) 418 (39.8%) < 0,001
Coping with fatigue 32 (57.1%) 213 (20.3%) < 0,001
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