Table 5

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

Knowledge of health and disease
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearly
Daily0.5670.019*0.010*0.002**<0.001***
Twice weekly0.2130.1010.019*0.003**
Weekly0.9051.0000.330
Fortnightly1.0000.386
Monthly0.439
Confidence in treating and diagnosing
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearly
Daily0.5810.0850.032*<0.05*<0.001***
Twice weekly0.5600.2080.106<0.001***
Weekly1.0001.0000.066
Fortnightly0.8500.080
Monthly0.076
Confidence in anaesthetising
Twice weeklyWeeklyFortnightlyMonthlyYearly
Daily0.8020.2210.033*0.022*0.004**
Twice weekly1.0000.4220.3390.054
Weekly0.8931.0000.428
Fortnightly0.9710.676
Monthly0.760
  • 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.