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Table 2 Pattern of distribution of scores on the KCAHW questionnaire among the nurses.

From: Assessment of knowledge about childhood autism among paediatric and psychiatric nurses in Ebonyi state, Nigeria

Domains Possible score Paediatric nurses Psychiatric nurses
Domain 1 8 6.17 ± 1.75 6.52 ± 1.43
Domain 2 1 0.65 ± 0.48 0.80 ± 0.41
Domain 3 4 1.97 ± 1.25 2.62 ± 1.23
Domain 4 6 2.97 ± 1.54 3.42 ± 0.98
Mean score by nurses with experience of autism 19 15.30 ± 1.89 15.35 ± 0.86
Mean score by nurses without experience of autism 19 10.60 ± 3.32 11.87 ± 2.42
Total mean score 19 11.78 ± 3.64 13.35 ± 2.58