Table 3

Experience in simulation education measured in years by clinical backgrounds

Clinical backgroundNMeanSD95% CIMean differences (effect size)
Allied healthNursingMedicine
Allied health214.71±2.903.47–5.95
Nursing1246.89±4.926.02–7.062.17*(0.54)
Medicine5910.26±6.128.7–11.85.55***(0.84)3.38***(0.61)
Paramedicine†1312.15±10.676.35–17.9
Other†419.50±11.738.0–31.0
Total2218.12±6.237.93–8.94
Total (excluding†)2047.64±5.426.9–8.38
  • †Removed from subsequent Welch ANOVA test F (4, 17.66)=8.40, p=0.001.

    Post hoc test Games–Howell.

  • α significant at *0.05, **0.01, ***0.001.

  • ANOVA, analysis of variance.