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Table 1 Measures of central tendency and dispersion for assessment measures

From: Relationships between academic performance of medical students and their workplace performance as junior doctors

Assessment Method (n = 200) Mean (SD) Median (IQR) <25 percentile (count)
Assessment of clinical attachments year 6 Medicine 73.7 (5.1) 74 (71,77) 50
Surgery 72.1(7.4) 73 (69,76) 52
Emergency Medicine 73.3 (5.6) 71 (65, 78) 23
Psychiatry 71.6 (8.6) 72 (65, 78) 42
Examinations Year 4 OSCE 68.7 (8.2) 70 (65,74) 62
  Year 5 OSCE 66.3 (7.3) 67 (63, 71) 46
  Year 5 Written 68.3(8.3) 69 (63,73) 48
  Year 6 Written 71.1 (4.5) 71 (68, 74) 38
Summary scores GPA 5.6 (.47) 5.6 (5.32, 5.93) 48
Assessment as a junior doctor Clinical Management subscale (/24) 19.9 (1.37) 19.75 (19, 21) 40
  Communication skills subscale (/16) 14.4 (1.4) 14.3 (13.8, 15) 50
  Combined Overall Score (/40) 34.4 (2.23) 34.25 (33,36) 42