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Table 2 Confidence or experience items demonstrating statistically significant discrepancy (p < 0.05 on Chi square testing) between CRP and LRP residents

From: Differences in residents’ self-reported confidence and case experience between two post-graduate rotation curricula: results of a nationwide survey in Japan

  CRP LRP
Clinical competency items*   
 Diagnosis of middle ear abnormality by otoscopy 60.7% 52.4%
 Diagnosis of pregnancy 55.5% 46.7%
 Pediatric IV placement and phlebotomy 77.9% 70.2%
 Assessment of severity and acuity in ER setting 88.7% 83.1%
 Diagnosis of prostate abnormality by rectal examination 60.6% 55.1%
 Diagnosis of depression 59.9% 54.6%
 Explanation to pediatric patients 85.5% 80.4%
 Lumbar puncture 89.3% 84.4%
 Appropriate pharmacotherapy for psychiatry patients 60.3% 55.8%
 Diagnosis and treatment of shock 84.4% 80.5%
 Spinal fluid analysis 82.3% 78.6%
 Appropriate handwashing 100.0% 98.5%
Cases experienced**   
 Pregnancy and delivery 99.8% 86.6%
 Pediatric seizures 98.3% 89.0%
 Pediatric asthma 97.6% 90.2%
 Pediatric viral infection 99.2% 93.2%
 Urologic disease 96.0% 90.8%
 Keratoconjunctivitis 92.6% 89.6%
 Dislocation, subluxation, lower extremity sprain 97.6% 95.2%
 Somatoform disorder 99.3% 96.9%
 Allergic rhinitis 100.0% 98.2%
 Cellulitis 100.0% 98.6%
 Integration disorder syndrome 100.0% 98.6%
 Rheumatologic disorder 94.6% 97.1%
  1. *Reported as % number of responders rating confidence as 1 or 2 on a 4-point Likert scale.
  2. **Reported as % number of responders reporting experience of ≥1 case.