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Table 1 The comparison of baseline knowledge score from the pretest questionnaire and different characteristics of the participants

From: Interdisciplinary in situ simulation-based medical education in the emergency department of a teaching hospital in Nepal

Variables N (%) Mean score (SD) P value (ANOVA)
Profession
 Medical officers 17 (37.8) 3.59 (2.238) .539
 Interns 17 (37.8) 3.12 (1.495)
 Nurses/paramedics 11 (24.4) 3.09 (1.640)
Duration of work
 < 1 year 33 (73.3) 3.24 (1.786) .469
 1–5 years 11 (24.4) 3.27 (2.005)
 > 5 years 1 (2.2) 5
BLS
 Yes 26 (57.8) 3.62 (1.899) .082
 No 19 (42.2) 2.84 (1.642)
ACLS
 Yes 9 (20) 3.44 (1.236) .541
 No 36 (80) 3.25 (1.948)
Defibrillator used previously
 Yes 7 (15.5) 3.71 (2.138) .229
 No 38 (84.5) 3.14 (1.735)
Defibrillator use witnessed
 Yes 26 (57.8) 3.46 (1.86) .804
 No 19 (42.2) 2.93 (1.58)