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Table 1 Average number of patients encounter during students’ clerkship

From: Could clinical experience during clerkship enhance students’ clinical performance?

  IM GS OBGY Ped Psy OS EM Total
History Taking Min 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
  Max 30 30 10 16 20 10 10 85
  Mean 13.9 8.6 3.1 4.9 5.7 1.9 2.6 40.5
  SD 5.5 5.5 2.7 2.7 3.0 2.0 1.7 14.9
Physical Exam Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Max 30 20 10 16 12 20 10 85
  Mean 12.9 7.9 2.5 4.5 3.6 1.7 2.3 35.4
  SD 5.4 5.2 2.6 2.7 3.4 2.3 1.6 14.3
  1. IM, internal medicine; GS, surgery; OBGY, obstetrics and gynecology; Ped, pediatrics; Psy, psychiatry; OS, orthopedics; EM, emergency medicine.
  2. Min, minimum; Max, maximum; SD, standard deviation.