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Table 1 Homogeneity between experimental group and control group

From: Effects of a work-based critical reflection program for novice nurses

  Control group
(n = 20)
Experimental group
(n = 24)
p
Age (year) 23.2 (1.16) 23.3 (1.45) 0.363b
Gender
 Male 2 (10.0%) 2 (8.3%) 1.000a
 Female 18 (90.0%) 22 (91.7%)  
CT course
 Taken 15 (75.0%) 19 (79.2%) 1.000a
 Not taken 5 (25.0%) 5 (20.8%)  
PBL
 Taken 13 (65.0%) 16 (66.7%) 1.000a
 Not taken 7 (35.0%) 8 (33.3%)  
CCTS 14.0 (3.50)c 14.0 (1.00)c 0.482b
Communication 53.0 (4.75)c 57.5 (10.55)c 0.143b
Job performance 52.0 (11.00)c 53.0 (15.00)c 0.724b
  1. CT Critical thinking, PBL Problem-based learning, CCTS Clinical critical thinking skills
  2. aChi- square test
  3. bMann-Whitney U test
  4. cMedian (Interquartile range)