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Table 2 Primary outcomes for the MCQ test in medication knowledge, certainty evaluation and risk of error, totally and for each discipline

From: Medication knowledge, certainty, and risk of errors in health care: a cross-sectional study

  Knowledge Certainty Risk of error
  (score 0-14) (score 0-3) (score 1-3)
Total test 29.0* (3.4) 1.9 (0.4) 1.6 (0.1)
Pharmacology 10.3 (1.6) 1.8 (0.5) 1.6 (0.3)
Drug management 7.5 (1.6) 1.9 (0.5) 1.9 (0.2)
Drug dose calculation 11.2 (2.0) 2.0 (0.6) 1.5 (0.3)
Statistics ** P < 0.001 1) P < 0.001 2) P < 0.001 2)
  1. The results are given as mean score (±SD)
  2. *) score 0-42
  3. **) Statistics refers to comparisons between the disciplines pharmacology, drug management and drug dose calculation
  4. 1) ANOVA 2) Kruskal-Wallis