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Table 2 Self-report of searching behavior

From: Teaching clinical informatics to third-year medical students: negative results from two controlled trials

  Frequency Satisfaction Speed Influenced
  % (CI95) % (CI95) % (CI95) % (CI95)
  number number number number
1997–1998 study
   Overall 18(12–24) 30(23–37) 19(13–25) NA
   n=159 30 50 31  
   Intervention 20(10–31) 32(20–43) 24(13–25) NA
   N=63 12 20 15  
   Control 17(10–26) 28(19–37) 17(9–24) NA
   N=96 15 27 16  
1999–2000 study
   Overall 44 * (36–51) 47 * (39–55) 27(20–34) 15(10–21)
   n=157 66 74 42 24
   Intervention 38(28–48) 40(30–50) 22(14–31) 14(8–22)
   n=84 34 36 20 13
   Control 48(35–59) 57(44–68) 33(22–44) 16(8–26)
   n=67 32 38 22 11
  1. *Comparing the two studies, frequency and satisfaction with searching significantly (p<0.05) increased. No comparisons within the two studies were significant.