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Table 2 Differences in knowledge, attitude, and engagement in fall-prevention activities according to experience of fall-related education (N = 127)

From: Nurses’ knowledge, attitude, and fall prevention practices at south Korean hospitals: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristic n Knowledge Attitude Fall-prevention activities
  M SD χ2 p M SD χ2 p M SD χ2 (p) p
Provider
 Nursing association 16 7.19 1.60 2.61 .456 3.89 0.32 6.00 .112 3.41 0.39 2.99 .394
 Nursing society 3 6.33 1.15    4.18 0.25    3.43 0.55   
 Hospital 106 6.77 1.58    3.82 0.37    3.32 0.48   
 Other 2 8.00 1.41    3.46 0.44    2.90 0.14   
Instructor
 Nursing professor 16 7.19 1.33 3.40 .334 3.87 0.40 1.50 .683 3.26 0.52 3.34 .342
 Nurse 107 6.79 1.61    3.83 0.36    3.35 0.47   
 Hospital administrator 2 5.50 0.71    3.73 0.27    2.88 0.04   
 Other 2 7.50 0.71    3.62 0.22    3.25 0.35   
Education method
 Lecture 38 6.66 1.55 2.82 .588 3.84 0.35 1.93 .749 3.31 0.57 1.78 .776
 Audiovisual 5 7.2 1.30    3.69 0.25    3.20 0.27   
 Lecture + audiovisual 79 6.91 1.63    3.82 0.37    3.35 0.44   
 Lecture + discussion 3 6.00 1.00    3.92 0.20    3.17 0.47   
 Other 2 7.5 0.71    4.15 0.76    3.53 0.25   
Education duration
  < 1 h 41 6.83 1.82 5.68 .224 3.79 0.41 6.15 .188 3.31 0.54 5.59 .232
 1–2 h 60 6.93 1.38    3.82 0.36    3.28 0.45   
 2–4 h 16 6.38 1.67    3.84 0.27    3.55 0.38   
 4–6 h 3 8.67 1.53    3.92 0.08    3.53 0.48   
  > 6 h 7 6.29 0.76    4.12 0.27    3.27 0.41   
Number of education sessions
 1 39 6.82 1.41 0.58 .966 3.74 0.39 22.68 <.001 3.21 0.52 3.79 .435
 2 38 6.92 1.73    3.72 0.28 above 5 > 1,2a 3.37 0.44   
 3 22 6.86 2.01    3.86 0.31    3.37 0.49   
 4 6 6.67 1.03    4.06 0.31    3.55 0.39   
 Above 5 22 6.73 1.24    4.08 0.37    3.36 0.42   
  1. aBonferroni correction; M = mean; SD = standard deviation