Table 2

Number of lumbar puncture (LP) attempts by grade of doctor

No of LP attemptsGrade of doctor (% of total patients (n=463))
UnknownJuniorRegistrarConsultantTotal
1–313.09.115.111.048.2
4–64.85.26.33.920.1
7–92.61.93.01.79.3
10–140.61.71.30.44.1
15–190.41.10.40.01.9
20+0.61.10.40.22.4
Unknown4.51.13.25.214.0
Total26.621.229.822.5100