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Table 5 Access to the online databases

From: Effectiveness of national evidence-based medicine competition in Taiwan

Rank Likert’s 5-point scale (± SD) Before contest After contest pvalue*
1 MEDLINE/PubMed 3.46 ± 1.12 3.50 ± 1.12 0.540
2 UpToDate 3.10 ± 1.30 3.31 ± 1.23 0.001
3 MicroMedex 2.73 ± 1.49 2.87 ± 1.45 0.024
4 Cochrane Library 2.42 ± 0.90 2.85 ± 1.04 <0.001
5 MD Consult 2.21 ± 1.09 2.43 ± 1.14 <0.001
6 ProQuest 1.86 ± 1.04 2.10 ± 1.09 <0.001
7 CINAHL 1.78 ± 0.97 1.99 ± 1.07 0.001
  1. * Pair-sample t test.