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Table 1 Comparison of the demographic and baseline characteristics between the participants in experimental and control groups

From: Efficacy of a blended learning programme in enhancing the communication skill competence and self-efficacy of nursing students in conducting clinical handovers: a randomised controlled trial

  Experimental
(n = 48)
Control
(n = 41)
  
n (%) n (%) X2 P
Gendera    0.48 0.49
 Male 7 (14.6) 4 (9.8)   
 Female 41 (85.4) 37 (90.2)   
    Z P
Previous observe CHb    −0.94 0.35
 None 1 (2.1) 0 (0.0)   
 1–5 10 (20.8) 5 (12.2)   
 6–10 8 (16.7) 9 (22.0)   
 11–15 5 (10.4) 7 (17.1)   
 16–20 7 (14.6) 1 (2.4)   
  > 20 17 (35.4) 19 (46.3)   
Previous perform CHb    −0.28 0.78
 None 22 (45.8) 16 (39.0)   
 1–5 23 (47.9) 25 (61.0)   
 6–10 3 (6.3) 0 (0.0)   
  M (SD) T P
Agec 23.50 (1.41) 23.34 (0.97) −0.61 0.55
Baseline self-efficacyc 25.60 (12.95) 27.12 (13.21) 0.55 0.59
  1. Note. CH clinical handover
  2. a Chi Square test
  3. b Mann-Whitney U test
  4. c Independent samples t-test
  5. Statistical significance was determined at p value < 0.05