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Table 2 Improvement in inhaler demonstration before and after interventions between both groups

From: Mobile device: a useful tool to teach inhaler devices to healthcare professionals

Device Control group P value Mobile app group P value
Steps correctly demonstrated Pre intervention Post-intervention   Pre-intervention Post-intervention  
Accuhaler (Total points, 315) 63 (20.0%) 290 (92.1%) p < 0.01 89 (28.3%) 280 (88.9%) p < 0.01
Turbuhaler (Total points, 360) 36 (10.0%) 298 (82.8%) p < 0.01 32 (8.9%) 319 (88.6%) p < 0.01
Respimat (Total points, 315) 35 (11.1%) 263 (83.5%) p < 0.01 24 (7.6%) 265 (84.1%) p < 0.01
Breezhaler (Total points, 450) 47 (10.4%) 417 (92.7%) p < 0.01 56 (12.4%) 383 (85.1%) p < 0.01
Ellipta (Total points, 270) 39 (14.4%) 253 (93.7%) p < 0.01 62 (23.0%) 236 (87.4%) p < 0.01
MDI (Total points, 315) 140 (44.4%) 264 (83.8%) p < 0.01 138 (43.8%) 264 (83.8%) p < 0.01