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Table 4 Knowledge scores across various sample characteristics

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

  PMS Knowledge Mean ± SD
Gender
 Male 67.3 ± 23.4
 Female 73.3 ± 16.5
  Z = -1.589, P = 0.112
Age (years)
 ≤ 30 66.4 ± 20.7
 30–40 72.0 ± 18.4
 > 40 73.4 ± 18.9
  χkwt = 10.51, df = 2, P = 0.005*
Job title
 Physician 69.5 ± 24.2
 Nurse 74.3 ± 14.0
 Pharmacist 64.9 ± 23.2
 Technical 71.3 ± 19.0
  χkwt = 5.644, df = 3, P = 0.130
Experience (years)  
 < 5 63.9 ± 22.5
 5–10 70.0 ± 18.4
 > 10 76.9 ± 15.7
  χkwt = 28.39, df = 2, P < 0.001*
Perception towards effectiveness of MERS CoV educational programs
 Negative 49.4 ± 20.7
 Positive 77.3 ± 13.9
  Z = -10.43, P < 0.001*
Perception towards knowledge transfer of MERS CoV updates
 Negative 46.0 ± 19.7
 Positive 77.5 ± 13.2
  Z = -11.248, P = 0.001*
  1. n frequency, % percentage, Z Mann Whitney test, χkwt Kruskal–Wallis test, df degree of freedom, P P-value, *: significance at < 0.05