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Table 3 Difference in mean score on the discussed domains between the control- and intervention group

From: The impact of teach-back on patient recall and understanding of discharge information in the emergency department: the Emergency Teach-Back (EM-TeBa) study

  Control group Intervention group Mean difference p value Effect size (Cohen’s d)
Mean score (SD) Mean score (SD) (95% CI)
Baseline N = 239 N = 244    
 Total baseline 3.72 (0.40) 3.95 (0.15) 0.23 (0.29, 0.18) 0.000 0.77
1. Diagnosis 3.78 (0.48) 3.97 (0.19) 0.19 (0.25, 0,12) 0.000
2. Treatment 3.72 (0.57) 3.96 (0.20) 0.24 (0.32, 0.16) 0.000
3. Follow-up consultations 3.83 (0.49) 3.96 (0.19) 0.13 (0.20, 0.07) 0.000
4. Return precautions 3.40 (0.85) 3.90 (0.36) 0.50 (0.65, 0.36) 0.000
Follow-up N = 194 N = 217    
 Total follow-up 3.68 (0.42) 3.85 (0.27) 0.17 (0.24, 0.10) 0.000 0.49
1. Diagnosis 3.76 (0.53) 3.90 (0.34) 0.14 (0.23, 0,05) 0.001
2. Treatment 3.68 (0.61) 3.90 (0.33) 0.22 (0.32, 0.13) 0.000
3. Follow-up consultations 3.85 (0.44) 3.92 (0.37) 0.07 (0.14, 0.02) 0.114
4. Return precautions 3.13 (1.04) 3.60 (0.69) 0.47 (0.69, 0.26) 0.000