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Table 6 Sex distribution of attitudes towards ALS

From: A study on the knowledge and attitudes on advanced life support among medical students and medical officers in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka

  Sex P value*
Male Female
1). I feel that my internship training is adequate to equip me to handle resuscitation confidently (n = 57)
 Yes 5 (20.0 %) 4 (12.5 %) 0.141
 No 16 (64.0 %) 27 (84.4 %)
 Not sure 4 (16.0 %) 1 (3.1 %)
 Total 25 (100) 32 (100)
5). Are you confident enough in selecting or giving emergency drugs (n = 402)
 Yes 53 (28.3 %) 31 (14.4 %) <0.001
 No 106 (56.7 %) 117 (54.4 %)
 Not sure 28 (15.0 %) 67 (31.2 %)
 Total 187 (100) 215 (100)
6). Do you think that the ALS course should be re-evaluated frequently (n = 397)
 Yes 175 (94.6 %) 200 (94.3 %) Fishers exact test (2 tailed)
1.000
 No 10 (5.4 %) 12 (5.7 %)
 Total 185 (100) 212 (100)
7). Do you think that you are confident enough in saving a life with your ALS knowledge (n = 399)
 Yes 77 (41.6 %) 51 (23.8 %) <0.001
 No 56 (30.3 %) 74 (34.6 %)
 Not sure 52 (28.1 %) 89 (41.6 %)
 Total 185 (100) 214 (100)
  1. * P value was calculated by using Chi square test