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Table 7 Self-reported confidence in clinical skills

From: Surgical exploration and discovery program: inaugural involvement of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery

  Before activity, mean (SE) After activity, mean (SE) Difference mean (SE) p-value
1. Confidence in your ability to manage epistaxis 3.2 (0.4) 7.2 (0.3) 3.9 (0.4) <0.001
2. Confidence in your ability to perform a tracheostomy 2.0 (0.3) 5.8 (0.4) 3.8 (0.3) <0.001
3. Confidence in your ability to examine the ear 2.4 (0.5) 7.1 (0.5) 4.7 (0.5) <0.001
4. Confidence in your ability to drain a peritonsillar abscess 2.0 (0.3) 6.9 (0.4) 4.9 (0.4) <0.001
5. Confidence in overall surgical skills 4.3 (0.5) 6.5 (0.3) 2.2 (0.5) 0.001
Mean 2.8 (0.2) 6.7 (0.2) 3.9 (0.2) <0.001