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Table 2 Comparison of Means by Cohort

From: Analysing clinical reasoning characteristics using a combined methods approach

Cohort CRP 1 CRP 2 SCT 1 SCT 2
N Mean total d-mark (SD)* Mean total f-mark (SD) Mean total mark overall (SD) N Mean total d-mark (SD)* Mean total f-mark (SD) Mean total mark overall (SD) N Mean total mark (SD) N Mean total mark (SD)
GPs 8 13.24a (1.27) 71.61a (6.57) 84.85a (6.90) 2 15.02a (1.52) 78.26a (5.17) 93.26a (6.68) 4 26.77 (2.27) 8 25.11 (3.98)
Year 4 students 19 12.69a (1.25) 66.80a (8.13) 79.50a (8.90) 22 12.06b (1.31) 65.67b (5.78) 77.72b (6.71) 12 28.96 (4.00) 13 24.41 (4.29)
Year 3 students 43 11.90b = (1.93) 64.03b (11.18) 75.93b (12.89) 27 11.72b (1.88) 63.91b (9.33) 75.62b (11.06) 16 29.39 (3.01) 21 25.60 (4.03)
One-Way ANOVA   F[3,69] = 2.90 F[3,69] = 2.10 F[3,69] = 2.31   F[3, 50] = 3.75 F[3, 50] = 3.13 F[3, 50] = 3.39   F[3, 31] =0.97   F[3, 41] = 0.34
p = 0.06 p = 0.13 p = 0.11   p = 0.03 p = 0.05 p = 0.04   p = 0.39   p = 0.71
  1. *Means within columns with a superscript a or b in common do not differ significantly (as shown by Contrast Tests).