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Table 1 Distributional characteristics of cues: the continuous cue variables for the patient cases (N = 20)

From: The effect of improving task representativeness on capturing nurses’ risk assessment judgements: a comparison of written case simulations and physical simulations

Cues Mean (SD) Minimum Median Maximum Skewness Kurtosis
Systolic BP 127 (31) 78 127 216 0.97 2.75
Heart rate 93 (22) 56 93 128 0.12 −1.25
Respiration rate 24.2 (7.9) 12 22 40 0.97 0.12
Temperature 37.08 (0.90) 35.60 37.00 39.60 1.33 2.85