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Table 5 Influence of student characteristics on final evaluation questionnaire

From: Virtual patients: the influence of case design and teamwork on students’ perception and knowledge – a pilot study

Variables Ideal case duration mean [95%-CI] More media usage would improve the cases mean [95%-CI] I could imagine working on similar cases outside of class mean [95%-CI] I would like a ‘take-home message’ at the end mean [95%-CI] I read all answer comments thoroughly mean [95%-CI] I read the ‘expert comment’ (%) mean [95%-CI]
Sex Male n.s. 4.2* [4.1; 4.4] n.s. 5.0* [4.9; 5.2] n.s. 48%** [44%; 53%]
Female 4.0* [3.9; 4.1] 4.8 [4.7; 4.9] 38% [35%; 41%]
Prior knowledge No 13.5* [13.1; 13.9] n.s.   4.8 [4.7;4.9] 4.1* [4.0; 4.2] 48%** [45%; 52%]
Yes 12.7 [12.3; 13.2] 5.0* [4.9; 5.1] 3.8 [3.7; 3.9] 33% [30%; 37%]
Age n.s. -0.03*1 [-.05;0] n.s. n.s.
E-learning experience 0.17*1 [0.07; 0.27]
E-learning interest 0.42*1 [0.07; 0.77] 0.14*1 [0.04; 0.24] 0.27**1 [0.1; 0.36] 0.09*1 [0.00; 0.19] -0.10*1 [-0.20; 0.00]  
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.001 1gradient [95%-CI].