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Table 2 Participant outcome measures

From: Evaluation of self-educational training methods to learn laparoscopic skills - a randomized controlled trial

  Group A
Video assisted learning
Group B
Video assisted learning + operation primer
p-value
n 22 23  
Total composed knot points 46.5 ± 13.6 53.3 ± 8.4 0.016
Knot integrity points 3.18 ± 1.2 3.4 ± 0.6 0.76
Technical proficiency points 22.7 ± 5.6 24.3 ± 2.9 0.22
Knotting time points 20.6 ± 8.6 25.5 ± 6.5 0.009
Mean Knotting time per knot (sec) 394 [138–1397] 308 [100–1221] 0.001
Number of correctly performed knots 3.55 ± 1.4 4.2 ± 1.2 0.075