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Table 2 Demographics

From: Assessment of validity evidence for the RobotiX robot assisted surgery simulator on advanced suturing tasks

  Robotic experience Laparoscopic experience Novices
N 15 26 29
Mean age (SD) 43 (10.8) 35 (5.5) 24 (2.4)
Sex (male/female) 14/1 15/11 12/17
Dexterity (right/left/ambidextrous) 11/0/3 24/2/0 25/4/0
Surgical skill level
 Medical student 29
 Resident in training
  1–2 years 0 2
  3–4 years 1 11
  5–6 years 4 4
  Surgeon 10 9
Specialty
 None 29
 Surgery 3 8
 Urology 11 4
 Gynecology 1 10
 Pediatric 0 4
Overall laparoscopic experience (years)
 0 1 0 29
 < 1 0 1
 1–5 5 18
 5–10 1 2
 > 10 8 5
Robot assisted experience
 Basic procedures
  0 1 25 29
  < 10 2 1
  11–30 4 0
  31–50 0 0
  > 50 8 0
 Advanced procedures
  0 2 26 29
  1–20 6
  21–50 0
  > 50 7
  1. SD standard deviation. Procedures with intracorporal suturing were considered advanced