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Table 2 Task Completion Time in novice and experienced Medical Students

From: Comparison of suturing models: the effect on perception of basic surgical skills

Suturing Model Median (IQR) Previous Suturing Experience
Median (Interquartile range)
P Value
Yes No  
Orange 12.2 (9.41–14.3) 10.43 (9.43–12.8) 12.28 (9.42–14.4) 0.358
Pork Fat Skin 14.39 (12.0–18.09) 13 (10.69–14.46) 15.1 (12.15–18.5) < 0.05
Dry Sponge 9.55 (8.19–12.0) 8.7 (7.41–9.43) 10.06 (8.3–12.0) < 0.05
Silicon Rubber Pad 12.02 (9.13–17.13) 9.94 (8.3–12.2) 12.15 (10.1–18.12) < 0.05
  1. Values expessed in minutes. Statistical analysis with Mann Whitney-u test