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Table 5 Expert assessment of medical graduate's clinical competency 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 χ2 p-value
V.G Good Inadequate Total
No % No % No % No %
Gender
  Male 12 30.0 20 50.0 8 20.0 40 38.1 1 4.261 .04*
  Female 16 24.6 23 35.4 26 40.0 65 61.9
  Total 28 26.7 43 41.0 34 32.4 105 100.0    
Age group
  25-27 7 21.9 12 37.5 13 40.6 32 30.5 2 7.413 .03*
  28-30 10 23.8 14 33.3 18 42.9 42 40.0
  >30 11 35.5 17 54.8 3 9.7 31 29.5
Experience (years)
  <2 4 19.0 7 33.3 10 47.6 21 20.0 2 3.121 .21
  2-3 11 27.5 16 40.0 13 32.5 40 38.1
  4 13 29.5 20 45.5 11 25.0 44 41.9
Hospital
  Public 14 23.0 24 39.3 23 37.7 61 58.1 2 7.614 .02*
  Private 8 24.2 14 42.4 11 33.3 33 31.4
  Both 6 54.5 5 45.5 0 .0 11 10.5
Specialty
  Medicine 12 24.0 23 46.0 15 30.0 50 47.6 3 1.825 .61
  Surgery 5 22.7 10 45.5 7 31.8 22 21.0
  Pediatrics 4 18.2 10 45.5 8 36.4 22 21.0
  Gyn+Obs 7 63.6 0 .0 4 36.4 11 10.5
Location
  Inpatient 10 20.8 18 37.5 20 41.7 48 45.7 1 3.459 .063
  Outpatient 18 31.6 25 43.9 14 24.6 57 54.3
  1. df = (degree of freedom).
  2. χ2: Kruskal Walli test.
  3. *Significant p < 0.05.