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Table 3 Participant scores on pictorial laceration assessment

From: Nurse-midwives’ ability to diagnose acute third- and fourth-degree obstetric lacerations in western Kenya

Skill assessed (n = 22) Mean percent of pictorial questions answered correctly (standard deviation)
Classification of laceration as either simple (first/second-degree) or complex (third/fourth-degree) (9 images) 76.1 ± 15.3
Identification of laceration as third/fourth- degree (8 images.) 69.9 ± 17.5
Identification of structures of the anal sphincter complex (5 images) 26.4 ± 25.7
Recognition of the anus or rectal mucosa when it is torn (2 images) 25.0 ± 25.6
Identification of the sphincter muscle (not specific to internal or external) (3 images) 21.2 ± 28.3
Overall anatomical structure identification (10 images) 16.4 ± 16.0