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Table 2 Correlations between clinical course phases

From: The UK clinical aptitude test and clinical course performance at Nottingham: a prospective cohort study

   Average Parts I & II CP1 knowledge CP1 skills CP1 average CP2 knowledge CP2 skills CP2 average CP3 knowledge CP3 skills CP3 average
Average Parts I & II Pearson r 1          
  Sig. (2-tailed)           
  N 194          
CP1 knowledge Pearson r .609** 1         
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001          
  N 194 196         
CP1 skills † Pearson r .321** .426** 1        
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001         
  N 194 196 196        
CP1 average Pearson r .522** .793** .888** 1       
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001        
  N 194 196 196 196       
CP2 knowledge Pearson r .666** .741** .452** .677** 1      
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001       
  N 187 187 187 187 187      
CP2 skills ‡ Pearson r .515** .471** .414** .515** .602** 1     
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001      
  N 187 187 187 187 187 187     
CP2 average ‡ Pearson r .662** .681** .485** .669** .901** .888** 1    
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001     
  N 187 187 187 187 187 187 187    
CP3 knowledge Pearson r .618** .669** .400** .610** .783** .503** .730** 1   
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001    
  N 185 185 185 185 184 184 184 185   
CP3 skills mark Pearson r .430** .382** .263** .372** .514** .468** .553** .511** 1  
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001   
  N 185 185 185 185 184 184 184 185 185  
CP3 average Pearson r .607** .613** .386** .572** .754** .559** .743** .895** .838** 1
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001  
  N 185 185 185 185 184 184 184 185 185 185
  1. † in CP1 the skills examination was an OSLER (Objective Structures Long-case Examination and Report).
  2. ‡ CP2 skills excluded Health Care of the Elderly.