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Table 1 Results of the public questionnaire (percentage - %)

From: Training safer surgeons: How do patients view the role of simulation in orthopaedic training?

Question Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither agree or disagree Agree Strongly Agree
1. Simulators are widely used in surgical training 0 6 8 48 38
2. Simulators should be compulsory in surgical training 0 1 5 38 59
3. I would feel safer having an operation by a surgeon who has trained with simulators 0 1 8 28 63
4. I believe that surgeons trained additionally on simulators are better surgeons 0 3 26 24 47
5. 1 wuold want my operation to be performed by a surgeon who has trained additionally with simulators 0 0 13 31 56
6. I enjoyed using the simulators 0 0 0 33 67
7. I feel better informed about arthroscopic surgery having used a simulator 0 0 9 41 50