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Table 1 Characteristics of residents who responded to the survey

From: Surgical treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: national survey of French residents of obstetrics and gynecology

  Total n = 156
Sex
• Female 125 (80; 73–86)
• Male 31 (20; 14–27)
Age (years)a 29 (28–30)
Semester 8.1 +/−  1.2
• 7th 59 (38; 33–44)
• 8th 18 (11.5; 8–15)
• 9th 61 (39; 36–42)
• 10th 18 (11.5; 8.5–15)
Semesters of surgery residency 2.4 +/−  1.3
Has provided obstetric care alone, without senior obstetrician onsite
• Yes 22 (14; 9–21)
• No 80 (51; 43–59)
• Not applicable b 54 (35; 27–43)
Number of obstetrical calls/month 5.3 +/− 1.2
Number of obstetrical calls since the beginning of residency 196.3 +/−  84
Considers severe PPH requiring surgical treatment a situation that is:
• Extremely stressful 48 (31; 24–39)
• Stressful 107 (68.5; 61–76)
• A little stressful 1 (0.5; 0–3.5)
• Absolutely not stressful 0
A senior obstetrician is always onsite when respondent is on-call.
• Yes 147 (94; 89–97)
• No 9 (6; 3–11)
Considers that he/she knows the department’s protocol for medical management of postpartum haemorrhage:
• Completely 81 (52; 44–60)
• Sufficiently 68 (43.5; 36–52)
• Insufficiently 7 (4.5; 2–6)
• Not at all 0
  1. Data are expressed as means +/− standard deviations or n (%; 95% confidence intervals)
  2. aMedian (interquartile range)
  3. bResident in 4th year, during the 7th semester