Table 6

Pairwise comparisons of the effect of frequency of presentation on knowledge of reptile health and disease, confidence in treating and diagnosing, and confidence in anaesthetising

Knowledge of health and disease
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearlyNever
Daily1.0001.0001.0000.576<0.001***<0.001***
Twice weekly0.9721.0001.0000.003**<0.001***
Weekly1.0001.0000.014*<0.001***
Fortnightly1.0000.034*0.003**
Monthly<0.001***<0.001***
Confidence in treating and diagnosing
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearlyNever
Daily1.0001.0001.0000.394<0.001***<0.001***
Twice weekly1.0001.0001.0000.006**<0.001***
Weekly0.9051.0000.006**<0.001***
Fortnightly1.0000.024*0.002**
Monthly0.001**<0.001***
Confidence in anaesthetising
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearlyNever
Daily0.8480.3900.7480.048*<0.001***<0.001***
Twice weekly1.0000.8751.0000.006**<0.001***
Weekly1.0001.0000.148<0.01***
Fortnightly1.0000.0640.008**
Monthly0.005**<0.001***
Yearly0.557
  • Exact adjusted P values are shown apart from P<0.001. Reported P values are significant at *P<0.05, **P<0.01 and ***P<0.001.

  • Categories with less than or equal to five respondents were not included in statistical analysis.