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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of respondents

From: Innovations in curriculum design: A multi-disciplinary approach to teaching statistics to undergraduate medical students

   Old style teaching (n = 168) New style teaching (n = 157)
Age mean (sd) 21.1 (3.7) 20.7 (4.3)
  median (min to max) 20 (19 to 39) 19 (17 to 39)
  % missing 5.3 5.1
Sex (%) male 29.3 38.9
  female 67.3 56.7
  missing 3.6 4.5
Level of previous statistics knowledge (%) none 5.4 5.1
  GCSE (age 16 years) 34.5 33.1
  AS level (age 17 years) 17.9 14.0
  A level (age 18 years)* 39.3 40.8
  Degree (non-statistics) 3.0 7.0
  1. * High school diploma level