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Table 4 Differences in knowledge and skills scores pre- and post-intervention, analyzed by in-service training and smartphone experience

From: The effect of an mLearning application on nurses’ and midwives’ knowledge and skills for the management of postpartum hemorrhage and neonatal resuscitation: pre–post intervention study

  In-service training Smartphone experience
Yes No Mean diff P value Yes No Mean diff P value
PPH knowledge scores (out of 100)
 Pre, mean (SD) 49.7 (2.5) 45.7 (9.4) 4 0.468 46 (9.4) 44.5 (6.1) 1.5 0.756
 Post, mean (SD) 61.6 (6.4) 63.1 (9.6) 1.5 0.805 63 (9.4) 63.3 (10.9) 0.3 0.953
PPH skills scores (out of 100)
 Pre, mean (SD) 54 (13.7) 59.3 (10.9) 5.3 0.424 59.1 (11.4) 58 (7.6) 1.1 0.851
 Post, mean (SD) 60.6 (10.1) 66.4 (11.3) 5.8 0.392 66.9 (11.2) 56.8 (6.4) 10.1 0.083
NR knowledge scores (out of 100)
 Pre, mean (SD) 61.3 (6.4) 47.9 (12.2) 13.4 0.065 48.7 (12.3) 48 (14.3) 0.7 0.916
 Post, mean (SD) 75 (8.2) 67.2 (10.2) 7.8 0.202 67.8 (10.3) 66.5 (10.3) 1.3 0.814
NR skills scores (out of 100)
 Pre, mean (SD) 53 (10) 56.7 (6.9) 3.7 0.379 56.4 (7.2) 58.3 (6.1) 1.9 0.615
 Post, mean (SD) 59 (8.5) 62.2 (8.4) 3.2 0.522 61.8 (8.7) 65.3 (3.5) 3.5 0.435
  1. Wt.% weighted percent, NR neonatal resuscitation, PPH postpartum hemorrhage
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