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Table 3 Results of the cognitive debriefing Mann-Whitney U test

From: Nu-DESC DK: the Danish version of the nursing delirium screening scale (nu-DESC)

Item   Criteria Professional Group P-Value
MD Nurse  
Disorientation Understanding Language 4,75 3,94 0,290
Content 5,25 4,19 0,099
Feasibility Time 5,50 5,00 0,641
Usability 5,33 4,56 0,487
Inappropriate behaviour Understanding Language 4,75 5,31 0,820
Content 4,75 5,31 0,820
Feasibility Time 5,00 5,31 0,437
Usability 5,25 5,40 0,810
Inappropriate communication Understanding Language 4,50 4,94 0,494
Content 5,00 4,94 0,892
Feasibility Time 4,75 5,27 0,411
Usability 4,75 5,00 0,810
Illusions/Hallucinations Understanding Language 5,75 5,50 0,963
Content 5,75 5,50 1000
Feasibility Time 5,75 5,56 0,682
Usability 5,75 5,60 0,810
Psychomotor retardation Understanding Language 5,75 5,06 0,494
Content 5,75 5,19 0,494
Feasibility Time 5,75 5,19 0,335
Usability 5,75 5,07 0,357
  1. Assessment of the test items relative to understanding and feasibility. Rating on a 6 step scale (strongly agree, agree, slight agree, slight disagree, disagree, strongly disagree). Presented are the means of the evaluation of the two groups. Analysis of the group difference of the single items with Mann-Whitney-U-Test. Statistic significance level p < 0,05