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Table 3 Graduates' clinical competency self-assessment by gender, age-group, experience, hospital, specialty and location

From: How does the medical graduates' self-assessment of their clinical competency differ from experts' assessment?

Variables Assessment df 2 ) p-value
V.G Good Inadequate Total
No % No % No % No %
Gender
  Male 10 25.0 25 62.5 5 12.5 40 38.1 1 0.584 0.445
  Female 22 33.8 35 53.8 8 12.3 65 61.9    
  Total 32 30.5 60 57.1 13 12.4 105 100.0    
Age group
  25-27 8 25.0 22 68.8 2 6.2 32 30.5 2 0.015 .993
  28-30 13 31.0 24 57.1 5 11.9 42 40.0    
  >30 11 35.5 14 45.2 6 19.4 31 29.5    
Experience (years)
  <2 5 23.8 15 71.7 1 4.8 21 20.0 2 0.037 0.982
  2-3 11 27.5 25 62.5 4 10.0 40 38.1    
  4 16 36.4 20 45.5 8 18.2 44 41.9    
Hospital
  Public 16 26.2 36 59.0 9 14.8 61 58.1 2 3.005 0.224
  Private 10 30.3 20 60.6 3 9.1 33 31.4    
  Both 6 54.5 4 36.4 1 9.1 11 10.5    
Specialty
  Medicine 16 32.0 29 58.0 5 10.0 50 47.6 3 0.568 0.904
  Surgery 6 27.3 12 54.5 4 18.2 22 21.0    
  Pediatrics 6 27.3 14 63.6 2 9.1 22 21.0    
  Gyn & Obs 4 36.4 5 45.5 2 18.2 11 10.5    
Location
  Inpatient 32 66.7 16 33.3 0 0.0 48 45.7 1 2.092 0.148
  Outpatient 0 0.0 44 77.2 13 22.8 57 54.3    
  1. df (degree of freedom).
  2. Kruskal Walli test (H) =χ2.