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Table 1 Demographics and questionnaires

From: The perceived benefit of intraoperative stress modifiers for surgeons: an experimental simulation study in volunteers

Study participants n = 17 Period 1 n = 17 Missing Period 2 n = 15 Missing
Age (yrs) median (IQR) 35 (6)    
Sex (n)
 Male 8   6 2
 Female 9   9  
Surgical Experience
 Residents 11    
 Specialist 6    
BMI median (IQR) 23 (3.1) 1   2
Waist (cm) 80 (13)    2
Previous training in LapSIM ® (n)
 Yes 10    
 No 7    
Previous experience of playing videogames (n)
 Never 4    
 More seldom than once a month 6    
 At least once a month 2    
 At least once a week 2    
 Every day 3    
Tobacco 12 h (n)     2
 Smoked     
 Snuff 1   2  
 Nicotine patch/ chewing gum     
 Alcohol     
 Not applicable 16   13  
History of smoking (n)
 I have never smoked 14    
 Previous smoker 3    
 I smoke     
History of using snuff (snus) (n)
 I have never used snuff 11    
 I have stopped using snuff 1    
 I use snuff <1x/week 3    
 I use snuff 2    
STAI score median (IQR)
 Male 46.67 (18) 2 38.3 (23) 2
 Female 36.7 (12)   33.3 (12)  
SAQ Stress recognition score median (IQR) 62.5 (23.44)    
Saltin Grimby, physical exercise (n)
 Sedentary 1    
 Some Physical activity 6    
 Regular physical activity 9    
 Regular hard physical training 1