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Table 3 Knowledge and skill scores

From: Efficacy and acceptability of an “App on sick newborn care” in physicians from newborn units

Outcome variables Pretest n = 27 Posttest n = 27 Mean difference 95 % CI p value
Knowledge scoresa 10.7 (3.2) 19.4 (2.6) 8.7 (7.6–9.9) <.001
Skill scores: Composite Scoresb 42 (6.2) 55.2 (5.8) 13.2 (10.4–15.9) <.001
OSCE station 1 (Management of shock) 7.9 (2) 10.1 (1.4) 2.2 (1.3–3.1) <.001
OSCE station 2 (Alternative feeding methods) 6.6 (2.8) 12 (3.0) 5.4 (4.1–6.8) <.001
OSCE station 3 (Temperature recording) 10.5 (1.7) 11.9 (1.9) 1.5 (0.7–2.3) <.001
OSCE station 4 (Expression of breast milk) 6.7 (2.1) 10.4 (2.3) 3.7 (2.5 to 4.8) <.001
OSCE station 5 (Medication preparation) 10.2 (1.8) 10.7 (1.1) 0.4 (−0.5–1.3) 0.16
  1. Values expressed as mean (±SD); aMax score 25, bMax score 75
  2. All independent OSCE stations maximum score 15