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Table 3 Choice of personal protective equipment—detailed results

From: Impact of an e-learning module on personal protective equipment knowledge in student paramedics: a randomized controlled trial

  Control (n = 49) E-learning (n = 41) P
Main outcome—difference in percentage of adequate choice of PPE (%), median [Q1;Q3] 17 [− 17;42] 33 [0;58] .087
Adequate choice before (%), median [Q1;Q3] 25 [25;50] 25 [25;50] .730
Adequate choice after (%), median [Q1;Q3] 50 [33;83] 67 [50;83] .052
Main outcome by study year (%), median [Q1;Q3]
 1 25 [8;50] 33 [− 25;58] .876
 2 8 [− 25;33] 29 [− 4;42] .161
 3 17 [− 25;33] 42 [8;58] .051
Main outcome by school (%), median [Q1;Q3]
 Bern (MEDI) 25 [− 25;42] 58 [25;67] .004
 Geneva (ESAMB) 13 [− 4;38] 0 [− 25;33] .358
 Lausanne (ES-ASUR) 29 [− 17;42] 42 [8;42] .473
Main outcome by history of COVID (%), median [Q1;Q3]
 Never had COVID 21 [− 13;42] 33 [0;58] .105
 Had COVID − 25 [− 25;− 25] 25 [25;25] .317
Main outcome by working status (%), median [Q1;Q3]
 Actively works in an ambulance service 25 [− 17;42] 42 [8;58] .021
 Not working in an ambulance service 17 [− 8;50] 0 [− 25;33] .584
  1. PPE personal protective equipment