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Table 1 Demographic information on the students participating in the CS knowledge questionnaire

From: Use of 360° virtual reality video in medical obstetrical education: a quasi-experimental design

  Total
N = 89
360° VR video-group
N = 41
Conventional study group
N = 48
P value
Age (mean, range) 23.5 (21–28) 23.6 (22–28) 23.3 (21–26) 0.24
Gender (% males) 33 (37.1%) 17 (41.5%) 16 (33.3%) 0.43
Year start Bachelor (median, range) 2014 (2012–2015) 2014 (2012–2015) 2014 (2012–2015) 0.56
Year start Master (median, range) 2017 (2015–2018) 2017 (2017–2018) 2017 (2015–2018) 0.82
Grade Psychiatry (mean, range) 7.85 (6–9) 7.76 (6–9) 7.94 (6–9) 0.19
Previous VR experience (yes,%) 37 (41.6%) 22 (53.7%) 15 (31.3%) 0.03
Number of CS attended before residency (mean, min - max) 0.26 (0–4) 0.27 (0–3) 0.26 (0–4) 0.96
Number of CS attended during residency (mean, min - max) 2.99 (0–14) 3.5 (1–11) 2.52 (0–14) 0.06
Viewed CS videos in the last 9 weeks (missing n = 1) 15 (16.9%) 4 (10.1%) 11 (22.69%) 0.11
Practice gynecology questions 33 (37.1%) 9 (22.0%) 24 (50.0%) 0.006