The Korean Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care

Comparison of Knowledge on Hospice and Palliative Care before and after the Class.

Before class After class P-value

N* (%) N* (%)
1. Appropriate time to start hospice and palliative care 54 (71.1) 58 (76.3) 0.541

Answer (N) mean Answer (N) mean P-value§

2. Appropriate applicants for hospice and palliative care 3.67 4.01 0.025
3. Essential knowledge about hospice and palliative care 4.62 4.64 0.635
4. Available occupation for the hospice and palliative care team 5.39 5.71 0.015
5. Typical role of a physician in hospice and palliative care 6.82 6.87 0.682
6. Use of opioid pain control in hospice and palliative care 3.50 5.32 <0.001
N (%) is the number of students who selected the right answer,
P-value was obtained by McNemar’s test,
N (%) is the number of right answers which the students selected,
P-value was obtained by Wilcoxon test.
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:166~173 https://doi.org/10.14475/kjhpc.2019.22.4.166
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