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Table 2 Effect of the on-line CME program on participants’ knowledge in diagnosis and glycemic control (n = 526)

From: Knowledge of physicians regarding the management of Type two Diabetes in a primary care setting: the impact of online continuous medical education

Question Diagnostic approach P-value Glycemic Control P-value
Pre-test Correct answer (%) Post- test Correct answer (%) Diff (%) Pre-test Correct answer (%) Post-test Correct answer(%) Diff (%)
Q7: Diagnosis confirmation 57.4 67.7 10.3 0.000     
Q8: Importance of HbA1c at diagnosis 52.9 58.1 5.2 0.0006     
Q9: Renal and thyroid function assessment 87.6 86.3 −1.3 0.3     
Q20: FBS and HbA1c in follow up      77.9 69.9 −8 0.0003
Q21: Goal of HbA1c      80.9 80.6 −0.3 0.846
Q22: HbA1c test- frequency      75.8 93.4 17.6 0.0001
  1. Wilcoxon matched pairs test was used to compare before/after assessments