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Table 4 Perceived confidence in performing Internet related tasks by the students

From: Computer and internet use by first year clinical and nursing students in a Nigerian teaching hospital

  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 %