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Table 2 Results of the medication competence evaluation (% correct answers)

From: Factors associated with nursing students’ medication competence at the beginning and end of their education

Test scores Correct answers %(SD)
  2nd semester (n = 327) 7th semester (n = 338) Difference between the groups (p-value)
Theoretical medication competence Knowledge test (30 items) 71(14) 73(10) ns
Practical medication competence Medication calculation test (10 items) 73 (24) 76 (22) ns
Decision making competence Patients vignettes (10 items) 51 (22) 62 (18) <0.001
Overall medication competence (50 items) 68 (13) 72 (10) <0.001
  1. ns no statistical difference, SD standard deviation, Statistical test: Mann–Whitney U-test