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Table 1 Professional characteristics of the study groups

From: Educational intervention regarding diet and physical activity for pregnant women: changes in knowledge and practices among health professionals

Characteristics Intervention (n = 22) Control (n = 20)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value
Age (years) 34.2 (8.0) 39.4 (10.2) 0.041
Duration of work in unit (years) 2.0 (1.7) 8.2 (8.9) 0.003
  N (%) N (%)  
Profession
 Doctors 12 (54.6) 08 (40.0) 0.889
 Nurses 10 (45.4) 12 (60.0)
 Specialization (course) 20 (90.9) 17 (85.0) 0.349
Duration of work in antenatal care (years)
 Less than 5 10 (45.5) 06 (30.0) 0.151
 5 to 10 09 (40.9) 06 (30.0)
 More than 10 03 (13.6) 08 (40.0)