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Table 3 Perceived effectiveness of MERS-CoV educational programs and its knowledge transfer across particpant characteristics

From: The perceived effectiveness of MERS-CoV educational programs and knowledge transfer among primary healthcare workers: a cross-sectional survey

  Perceived effectiveness of MERS CoV educational programs Perception towards knowledge transfer of MERS CoV updates
Negative n(%) Positive n(%) Negative n(%) Positive n(%)
Gender
 Male 52 (35.9%) 93 (64.1%) 47 (32.4%) 98 (67.6%)
 Female 39 (15.1%) 220 (84.9%) 37 (14.3%) 222 (85.7%)
  χ2 = 23.05, P < 0.001* χ2 = 18.55,P < 0.001*
Age (years)
 ≤ 30 30 (28.0%) 77 (72.0%) 28 (26.2%) 79 (73.8%)
 30–40 18 (15.5%) 98 (84.5%) 23 (19.8%) 93 (80.2%)
 > 40 43 (23.8%) 138 (76.2%) 33 (18.2%) 148 (81.8%)
  χ2 = 5.285, P = 0.071 χ2 = 2.664, P = 0.264
Job title
 Physician 30 (32.3%) 63 (67.7%) 31 (33.3%) 62 (66.7%)
 Nurse 28 (14.9%) 160 (85.1%) 21 (11.2%) 167 (88.8%)
 Pharmacist 24 (32.9%) 49 (67.1%) 23 (31.5%) 50 (68.5%)
 Technical 9 (18.0%) 41 (82.0%) 9 (18.0%) 41 (82.0%)
  χ2 = 16.392, P = 0.001* χ2 = 24.776, P < 0.001*
Experience (years)
 < 5 40 (33.9%) 78 (66.1%) 42 (35.4%) 76 (64.6%)
 5–10 24 (20.7%) 92 (79.3%) 27 (23.3%) 89 (76.7%)
 > 10 27 (15.9%) 143 (84.1%) 15 (8.8%) 155 (91.2%)
  χ2 = 13.269, P = 0.001* χ2 = 30.918, P < 0.001*
  1. n frequency, % percentage, χ2 Chi-square, P P-value, *: significance at < 0.05