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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants in Evidence Based Medicine teaching trial.

From: Computer-based teaching is as good as face to face lecture-based teaching of evidence based medicine: a randomised controlled trial

  Computer N = 25 Lecture N = 30
  n % n (%)
Access to a staffed medical/health care library 25 (100) 28 (93)
Access to literature via the Internet 24 (96) 29 (97)
Searched the literature for evidence 23 (92) 22 (73)
Education or training in Research methods 11 (56) 16 (53)
Education or training in Epidemiology 9 (36) 18 (60)
Education or training in Statistics 9 (36) 17 (57)
Personally been involved in conducting research 20 (80) 20 (67)
  1. Evidence based medicine and literature review teaching is not currently part of the UK undergraduate medical curriculum.