Table 1

Demographic characteristics of web-based and face-to-face groups

Web-based group(n = 70)

%(n)

Face-to-face group(n = 70)

%(n)

p-value*


Age


20–30

32.9(23)

32.9(23)

NS


31–40

55.7(39)

58.6(41)


41–50

8.6(6)

11.4(8)


Sex


Female

81.4(57)

86.6(62)

NS


Male

18.6(13)

11.4(8)


Years of working


<5

30(21)

28.6(20)

NS


5–10

42.8(30)

41.4(29)


>10

27.14(19)

30(21)


Type of Ward


Surgical

32.9(23)

27.1(19)

NS


Internal

42.9(30)

40(28)


Critical

24.3(17)

32.9(23)


Marital Status


Single

42.9(30)

54.3(38)

NS


Married

57.1(40)

45.7(32)


* All comparisons are non-significant at p < 0.05

Khatony et al. BMC Medical Education 2009 9:41   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-9-41

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