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Table 8 Participants’ years of experience and perceived travel time to acute care

From: Risk assessment and decision making about in-labour transfer from rural maternity care: a social judgment and signal detection analysis

Item Stand alone CMU MLU alongside CLU Obstetrician
  Distant Near    
  High T/R Low T/R High T/R Low T/R High T/R Low T/R n = 12
  n = 19 n = 21 n = 21 n = 21 n = 21 n = 19
Years: mean (SD)        
Qualified 22.8 (12.5) 18.2 (7.6) 22.0 (8.2) 22.0 (8.4) 22.1 (7.3) 19.8 (9.7) 23.2 (9.1)
In practice 18.8 (10.2) 16.6 (7.4) 18.9 (8.4) 19.8 (8.1) 21.6 (7.3) 17.3 (9.7) -
In midwife led care 11.7 (6.4) 9.1 (4.7) 7.6 (6.6) 7.4 (6.4) 10.6 (3.7) 11.4 (7.3) -
Mean perceived travel time to acute care in minutes (range) 141 (75- 210) 159 (120- 240) 56 (30- 120) 96 (45–210) 20 (5–30) 14 (0–30) -
  1. T/R- transfer rate.