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Table 3 Participant self-ratings before and after course

From: Interpreter training for medical students: pilot implementation and assessment in a student-run clinic

  2012–2013 Cohort 2014–2015 Cohort
Pre-Course Post-Course p-value Pre-Course Post-Course p-value
N Mean SD N Mean SD N Mean SD N Mean SD
Comfort 30 3.9 0.78 30 4.4 0.68 WMW 0.02 26 3.6 0.85 15 4.1 0.52 WMW 0.04
Understanding of Role 31 3.6 1.2 30 4.6 0.50 WMW 0.0002 26 3.6 0.98 14 4.8 0.43 WMW 0.0003
Familiarity with Terminology 31 3.3 0.03 30 3.9 0.52 STT 0.02 26 3.2 1.1 14 3.7 0.83 WMW 0.09
Understanding of Position 29 3.2 1.2 30 4.4 0.56 STT <0.0001 26 3.7 1.3 15 4.9 0.35 WMW 0.0005
Comfort with Women’s Health 31 3.2 1.0 29 3.8 0.86 WMW 0.01 26 3.1 0.77 15 3.7 0.72 WMW 0.03
Comfort with Mental Health 31 3.3 0.94 30 4.2 0.61 STT <0.0001 26 3.0 0.87 15 3.6 0.63 WMW 0.04
Comfort with Ophthalmology 31 3.3 0.97 30 3.9 0.86 STT 0.02 26 2.9 0.89 14 3.4 0.76 WMW 0.08
  1. Number of students responding (N) to each survey question, mean and standard deviation (SD) of responses on 5-point Likert scale, and p-value of Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test (WMW) or Student’s t test (STT) of pre- vs. post-course responses as in methods. Significant increases in bold