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Table 3 Pre- and post-tutorial scores for correct responses to knowledge questions

From: Using a mHealth tutorial application to change knowledge and attitude of frontline health workers to Ebola virus disease in Nigeria: a before-and-after study

Question no. Description of question Pre-tutorial % FHWs with correct responses Post-tutorial % FHWs with correct responses Delta score (% of difference/pre-EAT score) P value from Z test
Question: 1 As far as you know, what is the natural causative agent of Ebola fever? 100.0 99 −1.5 0.08
Question: 2 As far as you know, what is the natural host of Ebola fever? 8.9 7.4 −17 0.5
Question: 3 As far as you know, Ebola fever can be transmitted from human to human by (more than one answer is possible) 47.3 63.5 34 0.001a
Question: 4 Common symptoms of Ebola fever include (more than one answer is possible) 41.4 64.0 55 0.001a
Question: 5 As far as you know, can Ebola be treated? 38.4 44.8 17 0.19
Question: 6 Ebola fever is treated with 93.6 97.0 4 0.10
Question: 7 As far as you know, is Ebola fever preventable? 44.8 60.6 35 0.001a
Question: 8 Ebola fever may be prevented by (more than one answer is possible) 99.5 99.5 0 1
Question: 9 Do you think Ebola fever is a serious disease that can lead to death 80.8 78.3 −3 0.54
Average knowledge (%) 61.6 68.2 11  
  1. aStatistically significant
  2. EAT Ebola awareness tutorial, FHW frontline health worker