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Table 1 Participants’ demographics

From: Dominant hand, non-dominant hand, or both? The effect of pre-training in hand-eye coordination upon the learning curve of laparoscopic intra-corporeal knot tying

  Groups
G1 (n = 20) G2 (n = 20) G3 (n = 20)
Age (median and range in years) 29 (26–45) 29 (26–37) 32 (27–45)
Gender (%)
 ▪ Male 12 (60%) 9 (45%) 9 (45%)
 ▪ Female 8 (40%) 11 (55%) 11 (55%)
Training status (%)
 ▪ Residents 13 (65%) 16 (80%) 11 (55%)
 ▪ Specialists 7 (35%) 4 (20%) 9 (45%)
Dominant hand side
 ▪ Right 19 (95%) 17 (85%) 19 (95%)
 ▪ Left 1 (5%) 3 (15%) 1 (5%)
  1. Reproduced with permission from Molinas et al. [9]