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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Development and evaluation of training resources to prepare health professionals for counselling pregnant women about non-invasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome: a mixed methods study

  Pre/post training (n = 381) Follow-up (n = 151) Interviews (n = 35)
Hospital and region (no. trained)
 University College London Hospital, Central London (72) 70 (18.4%) 37 (24.5%) 8 (22.9%)
 Queens Hospital Romford, Essex (64) 62 (16.3%) 22 (14.6%) 2 (5.7%)
 St Georges Hospital, South West London (25) 24 (6.3%) 20 (13.2%) 7 (20.0%)
 Princess Alexandra Hospital, Hampshire (131) 128 (33.6%) 45 (29.8%) 5 (14.3%)
 Salisbury District Hospital, Wiltshire (20) 18 (4.7%) 7 (4.6%) 4 (11.4%)
 Tayside Hospital, Scotland (9) 8 (2.1%) 4 (2.6%) 3 (8.6%)
 Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, West London (38) 38 (10.0%) 8 (5.3%) 4 (11.4%)
 Whittington Hospital, North London (33) 33 (8.7%) 8 (5.3%) 2 (5.7%)
Type of hospital
 District General Hospital 241 (63.3%) 82 (54.3%) 13 (37.1%)
 Teaching Hospital 140 (36.7%) 69 (45.7%) 22 (62.9%)
Age group in years
 < 25 48 (13.1%) 17 (11.6%) 0
 25 – 35 102 (27.8%) 49 (33.6%) 6 (20.0%)
 36 – 45 77 (21.0%) 27 (18.5%) 8 (26.7%)
 46 – 55 115 (31.4%) 46 (31.5%) 15 (50.0%)
 > 56 24 (6.6%) 7 (4.8%) 1 (3.3%)
Gender
 Female 366 (97.3%) 142 (96.6%) 31 (88.6%)
 Male 10 (2.7%) 5 (3.4%) 4 (11.4%)
Profession
 Midwife 355 (96.2%) 141 (96.6%) 28 (82.4%)
 Otherb 14 (3.8%) 5 (3.4%) 6 (17.6%)
Which area do you currently work in?
 Antenatal clinic 38 (10.3%) 14 (9.6%) 4 (11.8%)
 Fetal medicine 25 (6.8%) 18 (12.3%) 2 (5.9%)
 Community 110 (29.8%) 44 (20.1%) 4 (11.8%)
 Rotational midwifea 15 (4.1%) 6 (4.1%) 0
 Delivery and birth centre 8 (2.2%) 4 (2.7%) 0
 Antenatal screening midwife/coordinator 3 (0.8%) 3 (2.1%) 5 (14.7%)
 Postnatal ward 3 (0.8%) 2 (1.4%) 0
 Student midwife 22 (6.0%) 8 (5.5%) 0
 General inc. antenatal/community 118 (32.0%) 37 (24.3%) 0
 Specialist midwife 13 (3.5%) 5 (3.4%) 13 (38.2%)
 Otherb 14 (3.8%) 5 (3.4%) 6 (17.6%)
Length of time in post in years
 < 1 32 (9.0%) 18 (12.5%) 9 (30.0%)
 2 – 5 201 (56.3%) 83 (57.6%) 13 (43.3%)
 6 – 10 64 (17.9%) 23 (16.0%) 6 (20.0%)
 > 10 60 (16.8%) 20 (13.9%) 2 (6.7%)
Run booking clinics
 Yes 281 (75.7%) 116 (78.4%) 9 (25.7%)
 No 90 (24.3%) 32 (21.6%) 26 (74.3%)
  1. Missing data: between 2% and 6.3% of respondents did not answer one or more of the demographic questions
  2. aMidwives who rotate between the maternity areas
  3. bObstetricians, Genetics, Day Assessment Unit, Education, Ultrasound