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Table 3 Mean dictation time per transcript [min], stratified by group of physicians, advanced practice nurses and community pediatricians

From: The effect of seniority and education on departmental dictation utilization

  Level of Training
Characteristic PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Junior Senior APN Community
Number 11 7 6 9 14 15 6 6
Mean 7.316 7.030 7.605 7.906 6.618 4.143 7.107 4.838
Std. Deviation 1.938 1.011 2.199 3.316 2.183 2.212 3.679 2.641
Std. Error 0.584 0.382 0.8976 1.105 0.583 0.571 1.502 1.078
  1. From PGY1 to Senior staff, dictation times decreased significantly (p = 0.0007, ANOVA). Average time per dictation decreased significantly between junior and senior staff (p = 0.0053, unpaired t-test).