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Table 2 Study population/individual characteristics

From: Use of a quantitative data report in a hypothetical decision scenario for health policymaking: a computer-assisted laboratory study

N = 46 n Mean/% SD*
Sex (% female) 37 80.4  
Age (mean)   25.74 5.42
Field (%)
 Medicine 27 58.7  
 Health sciences (graduate & undergraduate) 16 34.8  
 Other 3 6.5  
Level of expertise (%)
 Starting 9 19.6  
 Advanced 30 65.2  
 Professional 7 15.2  
Tolerance of ambiguity (range between 1 and 6)   3.53 0.68
Risk numeracy (range between 0 and 1)   0.59 0.36
Decision (How to spend additional funds for long-term care in community?)
 Option A: support for informal carers 6 13.0  
 Option B: ambulant nursing capacity 9 19.6  
 Option C: nursing home capacity 31 67.4  
  1. *SD, standard deviation
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