Table 3

Characteristics of educationally useful YouTube videos covering nervous system examination
Item General nervous system Cranial nerves Upper limb Lower limb Balance and coordination
Number of videos (%) 8 (13) 42 (69) 6 (10) 3 (5) 2 (3)
Duration in minutes (%) 36.4 (14) 155.0 (61) 44.6 (18) 14.0 (6) 3.2 (1)
Total number of days on YouTube (average, minimum, maximum) 3,986 (498.25, 489, 525) 40,421 (962.4048, 78, 1643) 3,513 (585.5, 178, 1280) 872 (290.6667, 178, 516) 1,032 (516, 516, 516)
Total number of viewership (%) 46,010 (4.4) 447,833 (42.6) 541,114 (51.5) 12,541 (1.2) 2,947 (0.3)
Viewership/day (average; minimum; maximum) 91.7 (11.4; 1.3; 45.7) 450.0 (10.7; 1.9; 33.1) 1041.5 (173.5; 3.2; 932) 205.7 (68.5; 12.9; 178) 5.4 (2.7; 2.5; 2.8)
Total score (mean ± SD) 15 ± 0.0 14.95 ± 0.2 15 ± 0.0 15 ± 0.0 15 ± 0.0

Azer et al.

Azer et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:126   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-126

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