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Table 2 Comparison of demographic and professional information of the nursing students between the intervention and control groups

From: Assessing the effect of virtual education on information literacy competency for evidence-based practice among the undergraduate nursing students

Variables Groups Intervention Control Statistic)χ2( p- value
  categories n % n %   
Gender Male 18 64.20 27 67.50 3.60 0.06
Female 21 53.80 13 32.50
Marital status Single 28 71.80 34 85.00 2.03 0.15
Married 11 28.20 6 15.00
Work experience in clinical setting (yr) None 15 38.50 18 45.00 1.10 0.57
Student work 24 61.50 22 55.00   
Attendance at nursing research courses Yes 16 42.10 10 25 2.56 0.11
No 23 57.90 30 75
Attendance at computer skills courses Yes 11 28.20 12 30.00 0.03 0.86
No 28 71.80 28 70.00
Attendance at information literacy courses Yes 7 17.90 7 17.50 0.003 0.95
No 32 82.10 33 82.50
Willingness to use electronic databases and electronic journals Low 6 15.80 12 32.40 3.19 0.20
Moderate 18 47.40 16 43.20   
High 14 36.80 9 24.30   
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