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Table 2 Scoring results in the domains of algorithm, temporal demands and procedural quality

From: Animation and interactivity facilitate acquisition of pediatric life support skills: a randomized controlled trial using virtual patients versus video instruction

Domain Video group (Vid)
N = 37
Animated VP group (VPanim)
N = 35
Static VP group (VPstat)
N = 31
VPanim vs. Vid VPstat vs. Vid VPanim vs. VPstat
  mean ± SD mean ± SD mean ± SD    
Adherence to correct algorithm 88.7 ± 10.3 93.3 ± 6.7 90.3 ± 10.5 ns1 ns1 ns1
d = 0.53 d = 0.15 d = 0.34
Adherence to temporal demands 64.5 ± 26.3 50.7 ± 25.7 23.8 ± 21.0 p = 0.062 p < 0.0012 p < 0.0012
d = − 0.53 d = − 1.71 d = 1.15
Procedural quality 79.5 ± 12.3 82.0 ± 11.9 73.2 ± 11.9 p = 1.002 p = 0.112 p = 0.012
d = 0.21 d = − 0.52 d = 0.74
  1. 1ANOVA not significant,2 Post hoc test, Results as mean and standard deviation (SD) in percentages of achievable scores from 0 to 100 (maximum score). Statistically significant results between two respective groups are indicated in bold