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Table 1 Demographic and other characteristics of EMS participants n = 274

From: Stroke awareness among Dubai emergency medical service staff and impact of an educational intervention

Demographic and other characteristics
Age (years) mean ± standard deviation 32.88 ± 6.29
Range (years) 24–59
  1. UAE United Arab Emirates
  2. a Number in brackets represents the number of people who answered the question
  n (%)
Gender (n = 267)a
 Male 201 (75.3)
 Female 66 (24.7)
Ethnicity (n = 251)a
 UAE Arab 9 (3.6)
 Non UAE Arab 20 (8.0)
 Caucasian 12 (4.8)
 South Asian 117 (46.6)
 Far East Asian 90 (13.6)
 African 3 (1.2)
Years of experience (n = 264)a
 Less than 1 year 52 (19.7)
 1–3 years 48 (18.2)
 3–5 years 35 (13.3)
 More than 5 years 129 (48.9)
Attended educational course on stroke (n = 262)a 97 (37.0)
Number of stroke cases attended to per month (n = 260)a
 None 24 (9.2)
 1–4 198 (76.2)
 5–10 23 (8.8)
 Greater than 10 15 (5.8)
  1. UAE United Arab Emirates
  2. a Number in brackets represents the number of people who answered the question