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Table 4 Table 4 shows the 7 questions with the most heterogeneity of answers, according to the different hospital setting

From: Current status of MSK radiology training: an international survey by the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) Young Club

Question University hospitals Larger community hospitals Private practices Small community hospitals
6. How is MSK training/teaching organized during your residency programme? We have a dedicated rotation/block for radiological subspecialties, including MSK: 352/632 (55.7%) We have a dedicated rotation/block for radiological subspecialties, including MSK: 74/176 (42.0%) We learn MSK radiology scattered over the various years of residency: 36/87 (41.4%) We learn MSK radiology scattered over the various years of residency: 28/66 (42.4%)
We learn MSK radiology scattered over the various years of residency: 167/632 (26.4%) We learn MSK radiology scattered over the various years of residency: 55/176 (31.0%) No specialist MSK training is available in our programme: 31/87 (35.6%) No specialist MSK training is available in our programme: 24/66 (36.4%)
No specialist MSK training is available in our programme: 113/632 (17.9%) No specialist MSK training is available in our programme: 47/176 (27.0%) We have a dedicated rotation/block for radiological subspecialties, including MSK: 20/87 (23%) We have a dedicated rotation/block for radiological subspecialties, including MSK: 14/66 (21.2%)
9. Do you have/have you had a dedicated period in MSK Ultrasound during your residency? No: 392/633 (62,0%) No: 131/175 (74.9%) No: 65/86 (75.6%) No: 56/66 (84.8%)
Yes: 241/633 (38,0%) Yes: 44/175 (25.1%) Yes: 21/86 (24.4%) Yes: 10/66 (15.2%)
10. How many hours of MSK related teaching do you receive annually in your residency programme?  < 20 h: 412/623 (66.1%)  < 20 h: 128/175 (73.1%)  < 20 h 47/85 (55.3%)  < 20 h: 44/64 (68.8%)
20–40 h: 128/623 (20.5%) 20–40 h: 29/175 (16.6%) 20–40 h: 31/85 (36.5%) 20–40 h: 10/64 (15.6%)
 > 40 h: 83/623 (13.4%)  > 40 h: 18/175 (10.3%)  > 40 h: 7/85 (8.2%)  > 40 h: 10/64 (15.6%)
12. How would you rate your overall MSK training? Poor: 196/632 (31.5%) Poor: 62/178 (34.8%) Average: 38/86 (44.2%) Poor: 30/66 (45.5%)
Average: 170/632 (27.3%) Average: 53/178 (29.8%) Poor: 26/86 (30.2%) Average: 20/66 (30.3%)
Good: 119/632 (19.1%) Good: 35/178 (19.7%) Very good: 10/86 (11.6%) Good: 12/66 (18.2%)
Very good: 118/632 (18.9%) Very good: 20/178 (11.2%) Good: 7/86 (8.1%) Very good: 3/66 (4.5%)
Excellent: 29/632 (4.7%) Excellent: 8/178 (4.5%) Excellent: 5/86 (5.8%) Excellent: 1/66 (1.5%)
14. During your training period are/were you expected to learn interventional MSK procedures? No: 365/631 (57.9%) No: 117/175 (66.9%) No: 68/85 (79.1%) No: 44/66 (66.7%)
Yes: 266/631 (42.1%) Yes: 58/175 (33.1%) Yes: 17/85 (19.8%) Yes: 22/66 (33.3%)
15. How do/did you participate in interventional MSK procedures during your residency? As Observer: 230/615 (37.4%) No MSK procedures are performed in my Institution: 90/176 (51.1%) No MSK procedures are performed in my Institution: 54/86 (62.8%) As Observer: 29/66 (43.9%)
Actively involved: 209/615 (34,0%) As Observer: 51/176 (29.0%) As Observer: 21/86 (24.4%) No MSK procedures are performed in my Institution: 28/66 (42.4%)
No MSK procedures are performed in my Institution: 176/615 (28.6%) Actively involved: 35/176 (19.9%) Actively involved: 11/86 (12.8%) Actively involved: 9/66 (13.6%)
16. Do you think that MSK training should/could be improved in your residency programme? Yes: 582/629 (92.5%) Yes: 161/176 (91.5%) Yes: 84/86 (97.7%) Yes: 66/66 (100%)
No: 47/629 (7.5%) No: 15/176 (8.5%) No: 2/86 (2.3%) No: 0/66 (0%)