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Table 2 The effect of the intervention program on anxiety scores and examination results

From: The effect of a stress and anxiety coping program on objective structured clinical examination performance among nursing students in shiraz, Iran

Variables Control group Intervention group P value*
Mean±SD  
Age 21.9±3.55 19.98±2.04 0.710
Anxiety score Pre-exam 42.03±9.618 47.78±10.492 0.016
Post-exam 50.349±9.459 36.17±12.595 0.001
P value** 0.001 0.001  
Exam result Midterm 8.0694±0.68179 7.2093±1.05615 0.001
Final 7.7614±0.89470 8.1580±1.07190 0.087
P value** 0.001 0.001  
  1. *Independent t-test, **Paired t-test