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Table 1 Comparison of the differences of formats and facilities in high-stakes OSCE in Taiwan between 2007 and 2010

From: Power of the policy: how the announcement of high-stakes clinical examination altered OSCE implementation at institutional level

Item 2007 2010 p
  (n = 17) (n = 21)  
Frequency 4 times/year 11 (64.7%) 13 (61.9%) 0.86
Stations 9 per track 6 (35.3%) 13 (61.9%) 0.10
Station length 4-11 min 7 (41.2%) 14 (66.7%) 0.11
Holding OSCE in standard test rooms 9 (52.9%) 16 (76.2%) 0.13
All rooms with AV recording system 5 (29.4%) 15 (71.4%) 0.01*
  1. Note: *p < 0.05 indicating the significance.
  2. Abbreviation: AV Audio-visual.