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Table 3 Mean performance score at each OSCE station, by gender and education program

From: How well does pre-service education prepare midwives for practice: competence assessment of midwifery students at the point of graduation in Ethiopia

OSCE station Gender Training program
Male (n = 170) Female (n = 314) P-value* TVET program University program (n = 148) P-value*
Post-basic (n = 119) Direct entry (n = 217) ALL TVET (n = 336) TVET post-basic versus direct entry All TVET versus university
Assisting normal delivery 65.6 66.4 0.715 67.8 72.6 70.9 55.3 0.073 <0.001
Active management of 3rd stage of labor 69.4 69.3 0.968 72.9 71.0 71.7 64.1 0.392 <0.001
Vacuum assisted delivery 44.9 31.8 <0.001 32.2 35.8 34.5 40.9 0.269 0.016
ANC history taking 50.4 42.6 0.001 45.0 46.6 46.0 43.8 0.579 0.344
Manual vacuum aspiration 35.5 30.4 0.048 25.5 32.4 29.9 37.4 0.015 0.007
Newborn resuscitation 53.6 51.2 0.424 50.0 58.1 55.2 44.8 0.020 0.001
Partograph interpretation 50.0 41.6 0.003 33.4 41.1 38.4 58.4 0.022 <0.001
Postpartum counseling 64.2 63.0 0.570 65.7 63.9 64.5 61.0 0.412 0.092
Applying medical eligibility criteria in family planning provision 71.8 64.5 0.005 61.8 66.6 64.9 71.9 0.151 0.014
Integrated management of childhood illness 49.5 36.9 <0.001 43.6 37.5 39.7 45.2 0.038 0.024
  1. *P-value computed using independent sample t-test