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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: A concept mobility device with multi-positional configurations and child-kind restraint for safe perioperative transfer and induction of anaesthesia in children with autistic spectrum disorder – a cross sectional study

  HCPs
N = 32
Parents
N = 30
 
Age in years, mean (SD) 39.66(10.62) 43.9(4.73)  
Gender, N (%) Male: Female 3(9.38): 29(90.63) 10(33.3):20(66.7)  
Race, N (%) Chinese: Malay: Indian: Others 18:1:0:13 23:1:6:0  
 Years of work experience, mean (SD) 13.64(9.79) NA  
 Job scope, N (%): Nurse: Doctor: OTA 25(78.13):6(18.8):1(3.12) NA  
 GA experience, N (%) 32 (100.0) 13(43.3)  
  Neurotypical
Children
N = 9
ASD
Children
N = 14
All Children
N = 23
Age in years, mean (SD) 10.61(3.28) 9.82(1.44) 10.12(2.30)
Gender, N (%) Male: Female 4(44.4): 5(55.6) 11(78.6): 3(21.4) 15(65.22): 8(34.78)
History of previous GA experience, N (%) 2(25.0) 8(57.1) 19:0:4:0
Years since last GA, mean (SD) 6 (1.41) 6.25(3.01) 6.20(2.70)
Weight in kg, mean (SD) 37.11(16.63) 37.06(11.08) 37.08(2.70)
Height in kg, mean (SD) 144.89(15.84) 141.89(9.84) 143.07(12.28)
  1. GA general anaesthesia, OTTA operating theatre assistant