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Table 4 Comparison of the mean scores of information searching skills and the use of different search features between intervention and control groups at pre- and posttest

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

variable Time Pre test Post test Mean difference Statistic ta & p
Groups M ± SD M ± SD
Information searching skills Intervention 2.33 ± 0.74 2.85 ± 0.31 0.52 t = 2.40
p = 0.02
  Control 2.45 ± 0.64 2.17 ± 0.58 − 0.28 t = 2.36
p = 0.02
  Statistic tb &
p
t = 0.68
p = 0.50
t = 3.14
p = 0.002
  
  1. aPaired t-test
  2. bIndependent t-test
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