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Table 4 Mean and median scores on the "HIV pre-test information comprehension" questionnaire

From: Comparison of patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test fundamentals by information delivery format in an emergency department setting

  Trial One Trial Two
  No information In-person discussion p-value In-person discussion Video p-value
  n = 38 n = 31   n = 59 n = 55  
Subject Area μ (σ) Median (range) μ (σ) Median (range) p μ (σ) Median (range) μ (σ) Median (range) p
HIV/AIDS Definition 2.66 (1.15) 3 (0–4) 3.48 (0.68) 4 (1–4) 0.00 3.51 (0.68) 4 (1–4) 3.33 (0.86) 4 (1–4) 0.35
HIV Transmission 2.82 (1.18) 3 (1–5) 3.90 (0.94) 4 (2–5) 0.00 4.02 (0.96) 4 (2–5) 4.22 (0.79) 4 (2–5) 0.34
HIV Prevention 2.84 (1.37) 3 (0–5) 3.52 (1.03) 4 (2–5) 0.04 3.73 (1.19) 4 (1–5) 3.73 (1.10) 4 (1–5) 0.85
HIV Testing 2.84 (1.42) 3 (0–6) 3.65 (1.20) 4 (1–5) 0.01 3.73 (1.27) 4 (0–6) 4.18 (1.06) 4 (2–6) 0.05
Rapid HIV Testing 2.03 (1.38) 2 (0–5) 4.26 (1.12) 4 (2–6) 0.00 4.29 (1.25) 4 (2–6) 4.45 (1.14) 5 (1–6) 0.39
All Subject Areas 13.34 (4.45) 13 (6–24) 18.71 (3.50) 20 (10–24) 0.00 19.2 (3.63) 20 (11–25) 20.0 (2.98) 21 (11–25) 0.33