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Table 2 Changes in prodonation items and scale from t0 to t1

From: Effects of humorous interventions on the willingness to donate organs: a quasi-experimental study in the context of medical cabaret

 Organ donation is meaningful, because...t0t1Parametric tests
MSDMSDMdifftp-valueaCohen’s d
I1… it helps other people in need of organs.5.700.835.710.630.01−0.250.8050.01
… it gives meaning to my death.3.441.643.701.580.26−3.290.0010.19
… I do not need my organs after death.5.021.235.290.990.27−3.95< 0.0010.21
… I would be glad to receive an organ myself when needed.5.520.965.630.760.11−1.830.0680.10
… many people are currently waiting for an organ and their life depends on an organ transplantation.5.580.895.570.70−0.010.170.863−0.01
Prodonation scale21.843.2322.192.45−0.350.020.0650.10
I2… it helps other people in need of organs.5.690.715.580.87−0.112.400.017−0.15
… it gives meaning to my death.3.431.763.611.670.18−2.210.0280.12
… I do not need my organs after death.5.281.055.340.990.06−1.250.2140.06
… I would be glad to receive an organ myself when needed.5.560.875.460.99−0.102.110.036−0.13
… many people are currently waiting for an organ and their life depends on an organ transplantation.5.590.735.520.84−0.071.580.116−0.09
Prodonation scale22.212.6421.973.180.241.600.110−0.10
C… it helps other people in need of organs.5.660.805.640.689−0.020.430.669−0.02
… it gives meaning to my death.3.491.643.661.5590.18−1.900.0590.11
… I do not need my organs after death.5.231.175.260.9480.03−0.490.6220.03
… I would be glad to receive an organ myself when needed.5.560.925.580.7790.02−0.390.6940.02
… many people are currently waiting for an organ and their life depends on an organ transplantation.5.620.855.510.726−0.111.970.050−0.11
Prodonation scale22.143.1122.002.440.140.790.431−0.04
  1. a p-values based on t-test for paired samples