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Table 3 Factors related to teaching, training, and research in ultrasound

From: Results from a Spanish national survey on the application of ultrasound in pulmonology services

Teaching, training, and research Total N = 104 High-complexity centre N = 58 Intermediate-complexity centre N = 30 Low-complexity centre N = 16
Accredited courses in pleural pathology are taught 21/104 (20.1%) 16/58 (27.5%) 4/30 (13.3%) 1/16 (6.2%)
Undergraduate teaching related to LUS is provided 36/104 (34.6%) 24/58 (41.3%) 9/30 (30%) 3/16 (18.7%)
Postgraduate teaching related to thoracic ultrasound is provided 32/104 (30.7%) 21/58 (36.2%) 9/30 (30%) 2/16 (12.5%)
Researchers working on their own thoracic ultrasound projects are present 18/104 (17.3%) 14/58 (24.1%) 3/30 (10%) 1/16 (6.2%)
There is participation in multicentre projects related to thoracic ultrasound 18/104 (17.3%) 15/58 (25.8%)a 3/30 (10%) 0/16 (0%)
  1. ap < 0.05 high-complexity compared to low-complexity centres