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Table 4 Baseline Characteristics

From: Does access to a portable ophthalmoscope improve skill acquisition in direct ophthalmoscopy? A method comparison study in undergraduate medical education

  Control (N = 21) % or Median (Q1–3) Intervention (N = 21) % or Median (Q1–3) p
Percent female 67 76 0.495
Percent emmetropic 57 38 0.217
Refractive error 0 (−2 to 0) 0.5 (−1.8 to 0) 0.658
Percent placement
 Hospital 1 38 43 0.753
 Hospital 2 9.5 19 0.378
 Hospital 3 5 14 0.293
 Hospital 4 19 14 0.679
 Hospital 5 9.5 5 0.549
 Hospital 6 5 0 0.311
 Hospital 7 14 0 0.072
 Hospital 8 0 5 0.311