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Table 2 Number of participants making omission and commission errors

From: Automation bias in electronic prescribing

Scenario complexity Quality of Decision Support
Control (No CDS) Correct CDS Incorrect CDS
Omission Commission Omission Commission Omission Commission
No alert No alert True positive alert True negative alert False negative alert False positive alert
(n = 120) (n = 120) (n = 120) (n = 120) (n = 120) (n = 120)
n % n % n % n % n % n %
Low 55 45.8 4 3.3 9 7.5 5 4.2 95 79.2 83 69.2
Low + Interrupta 46 54.8 5 6 8 8.2 1 1 92 79.3 69 59.5
High 58 48.3 15 12.5 11 9.2 12 10 90 75 77 64.2
Total 159 49.1 24 7.4 28 8.3 18 5.3 277 77.8 229 64.3
  1. aNumber of participants in low + interrupt conditions: Control (n = 84), Correct DS (n = 98), and Incorrect DS (n = 116)