Table 3

Effect size of 114 Internet CME activities by therapeutic area

Therapeutic area

# activities

Average effect size

% non-overlap between participants and non-participants


Cardiovascular Disease

18

0.72

44%


Endocrinology

5

0.52

34%


Gastroenterology

3

1.09

59%


Infectious Disease

13

0.66

41%


Pain Management/Neurology

11

0.73

44%


Obstetrics/Gynecology

8

0.98

55%


Oncology

8

0.96

54%


Psychiatry

24

1.06

58%


Pulmonary Disease

3

1.06

58%


Rheumatology

9

0.73

44%


Urology

10

0.59

38%


Other*

2

0.69

43%


*Other includes: Cultural competency, End of life care

Casebeer et al. BMC Medical Education 2010 10:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-42

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