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Table 3 Confidence in various hemostatic methods

From: Comparison of two teaching methods for stopping the bleed: a randomized controlled trial

Variable
(Very comfortable or comfortable)
n(%) of Participants(n = 78) P Value+
Experimental group, n(%) Control group, n(%)  
Pre-course Post-course P Valuea Pre-course Post-course P Valuea
Compressing with fingers 14
(31.8)
30
(68.2)
 < 0.001 10
(29.4)
23
(67.6)
 < 0.001 0.545
Compressing with bandages 7
(15.9)
38
(86.4)
 < 0.001 6
(17.6)
22
(64.7)
 < 0.001 0.014
Compressing with a tourniquet 8
(18.2)
37
(84.1)
 < 0.001 5
(14.7)
22
(64.7)
 < 0.001 0.001
  1. aComparison between the pre-course and the post-course
  2.  + Comparison between the experimental group and the control group post-course