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Table 1 Characteristics of 1608 participants by type of KT method (N (%) or mean ± SD of column total unless otherwise specified)

From: Magnesium sulphate for fetal neuroprotection: benefits and challenges of a systematic knowledge translation project in Canada

  e-learning module (N = 1274) Site visits (N = 146*) Barriers & Facilitators Survey (N = 188†)
Health care provider type
 Physicians 458 (35.9 %) 59 (40.4 %) 92 (48.9 %)
  Maternal-Fetal Medicine - ‡ 18 33
  General Obs/Gyn 168 26 37
  General Practice 200 0 0
  Anaesthesia 15 4 2
  Pediatrics/Neonatology 75 11 11
  Unclassified 0 0 9
 Nurses 439 (34.5 %) 57 (39.0 %) 87 (46.3 %)
  Registered nurse 412 56 80
  Nurse practitioner 25 1 0
  Licensed practical nurse 3 0 0
  Unclassified 0 0 7
 Other 177 (13.9 %) 20 (13.7 %) 7 (3.7 %)
  Midwife 4 1 2
  Medical resident 9 3 2
  Medical student 7 1 0
  Research staff 5 14 1
  Pharmacist 150 1 1
  Administration 2 0 1
 Unclassified 200 (15.7 %) 10 (6.8 %) 2 (1.1 %)
Province/Territory
 British Columbia 162 (12.7 %) 10 (6.8 %) 21 (11.2 %)
 Alberta 234 (18.4 %) 80 (54.8 %) 15 (8.0 %)
 Saskatchewan 45 (3.5 %) 8 (5.5 %) 16 (8.5 %)
 Manitoba 50 (3.9 %) 0 0
 Ontario 517 (40.6 %) 25 (17.1 %) 58 (30.9 %)
 Quebec 87 (6.8 %) 5 (3.4 %) 14 (7.4 %)
 Newfoundland 35 (2.7 %) 6 (4.1 %) 17 (9.0 %)
 New Brunswick 82 (6.4 %) 12 (8.2 %)¶ 34 (18.1 %)
 Nova Scotia 35 (2.7 %) 13 (6.9 %)
 Prince Edward Island 6 (0.5 %) 0 0
 Yukon 6 (0.5 %) 0 0
 NWT 9 (0.7) 0 0
 Nunavut 5 (0.4) 0 0
 Unknown 1 (0.0 %) 0 0
Works in a tertiary perinatal unit 472 (37.0 %) 146 (100 %) 188 (100 %)
 Small (<3000 del/yr) 128/472 (27.1 %) 13/146 (8.9 %) 51/188 (27.1 %)
 Medium (3000–4999 del/yr) 52/472 (11.0 %) 48/146 (32.9 %) 29/188 (15.4 %)
 Large (≥5000 del/yr) 291/472 (61.7 %) 85/146 (58.2 %) 108/188 (57.5 %)
 Missing 1/472 (0.2 %) 0 0
  1. NWT (Northwest Territories), Del (deliveries), KT (knowledge translation), Obs/Gyn (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
  2. Note that the total % is broken down in various ways; each area until a bolded row adds to 100 %
  3. * 13 sites were covered by 10 sites visits, as three small sites joined the visit at a larger centre
  4. † Questionnaires were completed at 12/18 MAG-CP sites
  5. ‡ Not available as an option in the e-learning module
  6. ¶ Representatives from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia attended the site visit in Nova Scotia