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Table 3 Results of test of significance using paired t-test to compare Speciation Tests for slide reading and computer based picture pre-and post-tests

From: Immediate assessment of performance of medical laboratory scientists following a 10-day malaria microscopy training programme in Nigeria

Category of test Mean test score (95% CI) P-value
Slide reading Speciation pre-test 18.9 (16.0–21.7%) 0.10
Computer based picture Speciation pre-test 24.6 (21.2–28.0%)
Slide reading Speciation post-test 38.3 (34.5–42.0%) <0.001
Computer based picture Speciation post-test 63.0 (60.0–66.1%)