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Table 6 Significant Mann Whitney U results (p < 0.05) of nurse practitioner versus physician ratings for resources.

From: Drug information resources used by nurse practitioners and collaborating physicians at the point of care in Nova Scotia, Canada: a survey and review of the literature

   Resources and characteristic
Test statistic and p value   Therapeutic Choices is used frequently Nurses are credible Nurse are current/timely Allied health professionals are accessible Allied health professionals are current/timely
Mean score Physicians 15.27 16.83 16.04 14.67 14.28
  NP 12.82 9.46 10.19 8.25 8.54
Mann-Whitney U   24.50 32.00 41.50 21.00 24.50
p value   p = 0.045 p = 0.011 p = 0.046 p = 0.018 p = 0.034
  1. Abbreviations: NP: Nurse practitioner