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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the survey population (n = 287)

From: Management of decision of withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatments in French EDs

 Medical (n = 102)Nurse (n = 143)Nurse ‘s aide (n = 42)
Demography
 Age in years, median [Q1; Q3]36 [30.25; 43.5]34 [28; 40]40 [30; 47]
 Male, n (%)55 (53.92%)31 (21.68%)18 (42.86%)
Hospital Center
 University, n (%)49 (48.04%)58 (40.56%)28 (66.67%)
 General, n (%)53 (51.96%)85 (59.44%)14 (33.33%)
Services
 Emergency department, n (%)97 (95.10%)140 (97.90%)40 (95.24%)
  Experience in years, median [Q1; Q3]5 [2; 14]5 [2; 10]6.5 [4; 10.75]
 Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU), n (%)56 (54.90%)44 (30.77%)0 (0%)
 Medical dispatch center, n (%)22 (21.57%)4 (2.80%)1 (2.38%)
 Intensive care unit, n (%)4 (3.92%)5 (3.50%)3 (7.14%)
 General medicine, n (%)14 (13.73%)5 (3.50%)1 (2.38%)