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Table 2 Adjusted knowledge and self-efficacy average score differences at baseline (pre-training), by participants’ characteristics

From: Training in obstetric and neonatal emergencies in Mexico: effect on knowledge and self-efficacy by gender, age, shift, and profession

  KnowledgeSelf-efficacy
n = 347n = 347
Coef95% CICoef95% CI
SexMale (ref)  
Female0.09(−3.12,3.29)−4.02**(−7.80,-0.23)
Age (years)< 30 (ref)  
30,49−2.02(−5.34,1.31)4.24**(0.24,8.24)
50+−5.65**(−10.03,-1.27)1.84(−3.48,7.163)
ProfessionOBGYN (ref)  
Nurses−18.84***(−23.27,-14.41)−3.58(−9.24,2.09)
Midwives / obstetric nurses−12.25**(−22.14,-2.35)2.78(−9.54,15.10)
Interns−8.62(−19.04,1.81)−17.81***(−29.91,-5.71)
General practitioners−7.20***(−11.74,-2.67)0.62(−4.79,6.02)
Pediatricians−1.5(−8.89,5.89)−5.5(−14.22,3.22)
Other medical specialists−9.25***(−14.52,-3.98)1.83(−4.46,8.12)
Working shiftDay (ref)  
Afternoon−2.02(−5.34,1.31)−0.63(−5.18,3.92)
Night−5.65**(−10.03,-1.27)−2.34(−6.76,2.08)
Extended (weekends and holidays)0.09(−3.12,3.29)−2.17(−6.77,2.43)
  1. Coef Coefficient from mixed-effects regression models, CI confidence interval. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05