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Table 1 Aggregated sociodemographic characteristics of the participating health care professionals (N = 46). CES = clinical ethics support

From: A two-center pilot study on the effects of clinical ethics support on coercive measures in psychiatry

Age 35.6 ± 13.4 years
Gender 76.1% female
23.9% male
Education 34.8% primary or secondary
65.2% tertiary
Area of expertise 79.5% nursing
2.6% medicine
7.7% other
10.3% in training
Work experience (in health care) 11.6 ± 11.2 years
Work experience (in acute psychiatry) 6.9 ± 6.7 years
Work experience (on the current ward) 3.4 ± 4.4 years
Experience with CES prior to the study 28.3%