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Table 1 Lower limb examination assessment criteria showing significant performance differences

From: A randomized controlled pilot trial comparing the impact of access to clinical endocrinology video demonstrations with access to usual revision resources on medical student performance of clinical endocrinology skills

Description of criterion Video group % correct (n) (Total n = 12) Control group % correct (n) (Total n = 10) Difference in % P value 95% CI lower 95% CI upper % Examiner agreement
Global judgment 91.7 (11) 40.0 (4) 51.7 0.024 17.6 85.8 72.7
Palpates dorsalis pedis pulse correctly bilaterally 91.7 (11) 30.0 (3) 61.7 0.009 29.3 94.1 76.2
Checks light touch sensation correctly 100.0 (12) 30.0 (3) 70.0 0.002 41.6 98.4 57.2
Performs knee reflexes 83.3 (10) 30.0 (3) 53.3 0.01 17.9 88.7 95.2
Indicates a plan to test motor function 72.7 (8) 0 (0) 72.7 0.003 46.4 99.0 95.0