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Table 2 HBB skills and knowledge evaluation scores

From: Beyond research: improved perinatal care through scale-up of a Moyo fetal heart rate monitor coupled with simulation training in northern Tanzania for helping babies breathe

  Pre-score (%) –
Mean (SD)
Post-score (%) –
Mean (SD)
Skills gain –
Mean (SD)
P-value
OSCE A
Skills 58.98 (24.61) 84.22 (18.92) 25.24 (24.66) <  0.001
Site     0.119
 Babati 70.73 (16.99) 89.83 (14.85) 19.10 (20.35)  
 Hanang 57.38 (24.82) 87.14 (15.96) 29.76 (25.99)  
 Mbulu 43.21 (25.43) 71.92 (22.67) 28.71 (27.68)  
Gender     0.949
 Female 60.42 (23.39) 85.76 (16.92) 25.34 (25.31)  
 Male 55.65 (27.34) 80.65 (22.82) 25.00 (23.48)  
Age group     0.521
  < 30 yrs 59.52 (23.02) 82.54 (16.86) 23.02 (27.12)  
 30 - 39 yrs 59.96 (24.67) 83.94 (18.67) 23.98 (24.52)  
 40 - 49 yrs 59.88 (26.05) 91.05 (11.77) 31.17 (25.71)  
 50 yrs. + 53.57 (25.89) 74.40 (28.59) 20.83 (19.00)  
Working experiences     0.779
  < 10 yrs 59.75 (24.23) 83.65 (18.78) 23.90 (25.59)  
 10-19 yrs 61.27 (23.47) 88.97 (12.43) 27.70 (24.77)  
 20 yrs. + 51.56 (28.26) 76.04 (27.37) 24.47 (22.26)  
Cadre     0.5921
 Doctors 56.85 (23.79) 84.23 (20.58) 27.39 (23.23)  
 Nurses 59.78 (25.01) 84.22 (18.41) 24.44 (25.28)  
OSCE B
Skills 39.93 (27.05) 78.10 (11.96) 38.17 (26.40) < 0.001
Site     0.0016
 Babati 48.17 (28.24) 79.73 (12.56) 31.56 (27.45)  
 Hanang 27.50 (23.30) 78.40 (8.21) 50.90 (22.13)  
 Mbulu 43.52 (24.61) 75.23 (14.76) 31.71 (24.57)  
Gender     0.9324
 Female 40.80 (27.95) 78.82 (10.68) 38.02 (25.06)  
 Male 37.90 (25.15) 76.41 (14.59) 38.51 (29.72)  
Age group     0.481
  < 30 yrs 42.86 (17.15) 75.60 (15.92) 32.74 (19.76)  
 30 - 39 yrs 37.96 (26.97) 80.95 (9.37) 42.99 (24.37)  
 40 - 49 yrs 41.44 (30.82) 77.55 (12.29) 36.11 (32.02)  
 50 yrs. + 38.39 (33.42) 74.56 (10.54) 36.16 (29.23)  
Working experiences     0.178
  < 10 yrs 40.45 (23.31) 78.54 (12.59) 38.09 (23.30)  
 10-19 yrs 37.50 (29.48) 80.52 (8.94) 43.02 (25.60)  
 20 yrs. + 43.36 (33.96) 71.49 (13.69) 28.13 (35.43)  
Cadre     0.0518
 Doctors 28.35 (23.72) 74.78 (11.47) 46.43 (29.34)  
 Nurses 44.25 (27.08) 79.34 (11.98) 35.09 (24.72)  
Knowledge 75.0 (16.7) 88.7 (13.3) 13.6 (19.4) < 0.001
Site     0.567
 Babati 70.4 (19.5) 86.3 (18.1) 15.9 (26.9)  
 Hanang  78.4 (13.1) 88.7 (9.7) 10.3 (9.5)  
 Mbulu 77.3 (15.5) 91.3 (8.7) 13.9 (15.6)