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Table 4 Numbers (frequencies) of GEMS employees during 2015 and HEMS employees during 2011 [34] undertaking some training in and assessment of the seven NTSs; 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 GEMS 2015
(n = 998)
HEMS 2011
(n = 155)
p-value
  Decision-making 624 (62.5%) 87/149 (58.4%) 0,366
Simulation-based training of NTSs Leadership 599 (60.0%) 84/150 (56.0%) 0,373
Communication 693 (69.4%) 90/150 (60.0%) 0,024
Situation awareness 655 (65.6%) 86/159 (57.3%) 0,054
Teamwork 739 (74.0%) 99/149 (66.4%) 0,060
Managing stress 457 (45.8%) 80/151 (53.0%) 0,793
Coping with fatigue 226 (22.6%) 50/146 (34.2%) 0,004
Assessment of NTSs Decision-making 529 (53.0%) 76/149 (51.0%) 0,661
Leadership 508 (50.9%) 71/149 (47.7%) 0,483
Communication 539 (54.0%) 69/148 (46.6%) 0,095
Situation awareness 521 (52.2%) 69/148 (46.6%) 0,218
Teamwork 563 (56.4%) 79/149 (53.0%) 0,479
Managing stress 398 (39.9%) 64/149 (43.0%) 0,475
Coping with fatigue 199 (19.9%) 44/146 (30.1%) 0,007
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