Table 1

Summary baseline statistics in allocated and attended groups

Experimental group (n=72)Active control group (n=72)Analysed in experimental group (n=22)Analysed in active control group (n=36)
Sex (female)48 (66.7%)48 (66.7%)17 (77.3%)25 (69.4%)
Age (years)32.9 (24.4–41.6)31.8 (23.3–42.9)27.0 (22.5–40.8)26.7 (21.9–38.7)
Nationality (Belgian)69 (95.8%)69 (100%)21 (95.5%)36 (100%)
Education
 Primary2 (2.8%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1 (2.8%)
 Secondary35 (48.6%)38 (52.8%)9 (40.9%)19 (52.8%)
 Higher35 (48.6%)34 (47.2%)13 (59.1%)16 (44.4%)
Profession
 Employed51 (70.8%)44 (61.1%)12 (54.5%)24 (66.7%)
 Retired/disabled4 (5.6%)2 (2.8%)2 (9.1%)0 (0%)
 Housewife1 (1.4%)3 (4.2%)1 (4.5%)1 (2.8%)
 Unemployed3 (4.2%)7 (9.7%)0 (0%)4 (11.1%)
 Student13 (18.1%)16 (22.2%)7 (31.8%)7 (19.4%)
Relationship status (no partner)38 (52.8%)33 (45.8%)12 (54.5%)20 (55.6%)
Red Cross volunteer (no)66 (91.7%)63 (87.5%)18 (81.8%)34 (94.4%)
Previous first aid training (no)49 (68.1%)44 (61.1%)13 (59.1%)24 (66.7%)
Experienced a life-threatening emergency (no)56 (77.8%)49 (68.1%)18 (81.8%)27 (75.0%)
Multiple choice test score (max. possible score=18)9 (7–10)8 (7–10)10 (7–12)8 (7–11)
  • Medians (Q1—Q3) or frequencies are reported.