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Table 3 The data between the two groups before teaching

From: Application of multidirectional stitching technology in a laparoscopic suturing instructional program: a randomized controlled trial

  Time (min) Thread length (cm) Overall score Accuracy of needle entry Stability of the knot Tissue integrity Tightness of the tissue
Experimental group 15.6 ± 1.70 23.1 ± 1.07 4.0 ± 0.73 0.75 ± 0.44 1.15 ± 0.37 0.90 ± 0.31 1.20 ± 0.41
Control group 14.7 ± 1.22 23.0 ± 1.10 3.7 ± 0.57 0.60 ± 0.50 1.10 ± 0.31 1.23 ± 0.32 1.78 ± 0.34
t 1.82 0.44 1.45 1.00 0.47 1.00 1.71
P 0.077 0.665 0.154 0.324 0.643 0.324 0.095
  1. Data are mean ± SD
  2. Overall score: The total score of the following 4 items