|ECR 2019 / C-3202|
|Capacity for paediatric radiology in Nigeria: a survey of radiologists|
Methods and materials
This is a descriptive cross-sectional survey of Nigerian-based certified and trainee Radiologists between October 2017 and April 2018. The certified Radiologists were examiners at the Nigerian centre of the West African regional Radiology board examinations while the trainee Radiologists participated in an update course in clinical Radiology. The study instrument was a self-administered semi-structured questionnaire that was pretested on ten (10) radiologists composed equally of 5 randomly selected radiology trainees and trainers at a teaching hospital in Southwest Nigeria. The four sections of the questionnaire captured anonymous personal information on respondents’ professional training and practice; respondents’ professional affiliations; personnel audit; and equipment audit respectively. The responses were codified and entered into a secure electronic database. Data were analysed for descriptive statistics using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version 20.