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Table 3 Realism (global item) scores by model

From: Is that realistic? The development of a realism assessment questionnaire and its application in appraising three simulators for a gynaecology procedure

  Questionnaire scores Mean, standard deviation, median Comparison by simulator (Sidak correction)
1 Flat Uterus Model 2 Desktop Uterus Model 3 Pelvic Model 1v2 1v3 2v3
Realism subscales
1. Appearance 1.8, 1.4, 1 4.4, 1.3, 5 5.4, 1.2, 5 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.005*
2. Feel 1.7, 1.1, 1 4.3, 1.3, 4 4.9, 1.2, 5 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.140
3. Response to instruments 1.8, 1.2, 1 4.6, 1.3, 5 4.9, 1.2, 5 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.716
4. Accuracy 1.8, 1.1, 1 4.7, 1.1, 5 5.4, 1.2, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.017*
5. Action 1.2, 0.5, 1 3.5, 1.7, 3.5 4.0, 1.6, 4 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.439
6. Procedural steps 2.5, 1.4, 2 4.9, 1.3, 5 5.6, 1.3, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.091
7. Vision 2.9, 1.6, 3 5.1, 1.2, 5 5.5, 1.0, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.443
8. Setup 2.1, 1.0, 2 4.2, 1.5, 4 5.0, 1.5, 5 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.042*
9. Perform procedure 2.2, 1.3, 2 4.7, 1.2, 5 5.3, 1.3, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.209
Overall impression
 Overall realism 1.9, 1.2, 2 4.3, 1.4, 5 5.0, 1.3, 5 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.094
 Value for training 3.6, 2.0, 4 5.4, 1.3, 6 6.1, 1.0, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.129
 Value for assessment 2.6, 1.9, 2 4.7, 1.7, 5 5.8, 1.2, 6 < 0.001* < 0.001* 0.017*
  1. *P < 0.05