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Table 1 Demographics of respondents to survey n = number of respondents

From: Negativity about the outcomes of extreme prematurity a persistent problem - a survey of health care professionals across the North Queensland region

Location – respondents at each site/number invited to participate
n = 113
Tertiary centre74/116 (64%)
Regional centre17/30 (57%)
Remote centre22/28 (79%)
Work stream
n = 112
Midwifery41 (36.3%)
Obstetrics17 (15.0%)
Neonatal nurse28 (24.8%)
Neonatologist5 (4.4%)
Paediatrician21 (28.6%)
Contact with women at risk of extreme prematurity
n = 113
Yes104 (92.0%)
Duration of work experience in years
n = 112
< 111 (9.7%)
1–527 (23.9%)
> 5–924 (21.2%)
10+50 (44.2%)
Confidence in knowledge of implications of extreme prematurity
n = 112
Not Confident30 (26.8%)
Neutral17 (15.0%)
Confident65 (58.0%)
Ever asked for personal opinion about resuscitation by a woman at risk of extreme prematurity
(numbers asked/total respondents)
n = 110
Midwifery17/41 (42%)
Obstetrics13/17 (77%)
Neonatologist4/5 (80%)
Neonatal nurse13/28 (46%)
Paediatrician11/21 (52%)