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Table 3 Correlation between communication and clinical elements of OSCE (Galway and Cork – Years 1 and 2)

From: To what extent does the Health Professions Admission Test-Ireland predict performance in early undergraduate tests of communication and clinical skills? – An observational cohort study

Year 1 variables Galway Yr 1 Clinical Cork Yr 1 Clinical Year 2 variables Galway Yr 2-Clinical Cork Yr 2-Clinical
Galway Yr 1 Communication: Body Mass Index .32**   Galway Yr 2- Communication- Chest Pain .20*  
Galway Yr 1 Communication: Vitals .42**   Galway Yr 2- Communication - Eye exam .39**  
Galway Yr 1 Communication: Blood Pressure .55**   Galway Yr 2 Communication -Gastrointestinal .55**  
Galway Yr 1 Communication: Urinalysis .45**   Galway Yr 2 Communication - Joint exam .55**  
Cork Yr 1 Communication: First Aid   .36** Cork Yr 2 Communication - Neurology History   .73**
Cork Yr 1 Communication: Clinical Anatomy   .45** Cork Yr 2 Communication – Cardiology   .65**
Cork Yr 1Communication: Respiratory   .78** Cork Yr 2 Communication - Neurological Lower Limb Examination   .43**
Cork Yr 1 Communication: Abdominal examination   .68** Cork Yr 2 Communication - Neurological Cranial Nerve Examination   .49**
    Cork Yr 2 - Communication - Cardiovascular exam   .71**
    Cork Yr 2 - Communication - Respiratory exam   .65**
  1. * P<.01, ** P<.05.