Table 4

Perceived confidence in performing Internet related tasks by the students

Student Nurses (N = 83)

Medical students (N = 100)


Tasks

Not Confident

Little confident

Very confident

Not confident

Little confident

Very Confident


Download free medical books from the internet

71.2 %

21.2 %

7.7 %

31.7 %

37.8 %

30.5 %

Search the Internet for classification of diseases.

67.3 %

23.1 %

9.6 %

32.9 %

28.0%

39.0 %

Search the Internet for a list of health sciences libraries in Africa

69.8 %

24.5 %

5.7 %

31.7 %

37.8 %

30.5 %

Access information on CD-ROM

74.0 %

16.0 %

10.0 %

31.6 %

31.6 %

36.8 %

Retrieve and download full-textarticle from an online journal (BMJ)

79.6 %

16.3 %

4.1 %

44.3 %

34.2 %

21.5 %


Ajuwon BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2003 3:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-3-10

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