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Table 2 Mean misinterpretation rate in participant subgroups

From: Are seminal vesicles a potential pitfall during pelvic exploration using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)?

  Total (n = 10) Static views (n = 5) Dynamic views (n = 5)
All categories combined 5.54 ± 0.46 3.04 ± 0.28 2.51 ± 0.24
Experience in emergency medicine
 < 5 years 5.55 ± 0.78 3.06 ± 0.48 2.49 ± 0.42
 5–10 years 5.58 ± 0.83 3.06 ± 0.51 2.52 ± 0.45
 10–20 years 5.58 ± 0.90 3.06 ± 0.55 2.53 ± 0.49
 20–30 years 5.59 ± 1.75 3.05 ± 1.08 2.50 ± 0.93
 > 30 years 5.86 ± 17.44 3.14 ± 12.41 2.72 ± 9.57
Ultrasound training
 None (1 response) 9 5 4
 Short course 5.56 ± 0.62 3.05 ± 0.38 2.51 ± 0.33
 Validated short course 5.65 ± 2.56 3.06 ± 1.57 2.59 ± 1.33
 Long course 5.65 ± 0.91 3.10 ± 0.56 2.55 ± 0.49
 Multiple training courses (2 or more) 5.18 ± 1.35 2.88 ± 0.80 2.29 ± 0.65
Ultrasound frequency of use
 Daily 5.59 ± 0.56 3.07 ± 0.34 2.51 ± 0.31
 Weekly 5.54 ± 0.81 3.04 ± 0.50 2.50 ± 0.43
 Monthly 5.71 ± 3.79 3.05 ± 2.31 2.66 ± 2.04
 Rarely 6.00 ± 21.18 3.30 ± 10.42 2.70 ± 12.02
Ultrasound available at work
 Yes 5.54 ± 0.46 3.04 ± 0.28 2.51 ± 0.25
 No 5.72 ± 5.78 3.12 ± 3.55 2.61 ± 3.17