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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: The role of therapeutic optimism in recruitment to a clinical trial in a peripartum setting: balancing hope and uncertainty

  N = 27 Percent
Obstetricians 10 37
Clinical midwives 6 22
Research midwives 11 41
Education
 Professional qualifications 1 4
 Degree 26 96
 Higher degree 5 19
Time in current post (years)
 0-2 years 9 41
 2.5-5years 13 48
 5.5-10 years 2 7
  > 10 years 3 11
No previous research experience
 Research midwives 0 0
 Obstetricians 4 15
 Midwives 2 7