Table 4

Factors significantly associated with learning outcome and reduction in risk of error after course in drug dose calculations

Learning outcomeReduction in risk of error
βp Valueβp Value
Sex (man)0.200.006
Working in hospital0.210.020.260.005
Pretest knowledge score−0.61<0.001−0.290.001
Pretest certainty score−0.250.003
Randomisation—classroom0.160.02
Motivation for course0.170.02
  • Multivariable regression analysis with all participant characteristics included as possible factors (n=183).

  • Statistical test: linear regression analysis, after bivariable correlation tests Pearson and Spearman.