BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Impact of Training on Three-Dimensional versus Two-Dimensional Laparoscopic Systems on Acquisition of Laparoscopic Skills in Novices: A Prospective Comparative Pilot Study

Table 1

Demographic information of participants.

VariableTwo-dimensional
()
Three-dimensional
()
value

Age (years)0.52
Female gender1 (20%)4 (80%)0.21
First-year student3 (60%)5 (100%)0.44
Right-handedness5 (100%)5 (100%)0.99
Video game player4 (80%)1 (20%)0.21
Interest in surgery3 (60%)2 (40%)0.99
Observation of operative procedures4 (80%)2 (40%)0.52
Use of corrective eye glasses/lenses3 (60%)5 (100%)0.44

Data are presented in terms of mean ± SD or number (percentage), whenever appropriate.