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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants at Baseline by Randomization Group.

From: Evaluation of a communication skills program for first-year medical students at the University of Toronto

  All Subjects Intervention Control Subjects Significance
  n = 79 n = 38 n = 41 (N.S. = not significant)
Gender     
   Female 61% 63% 59% Π2 (1) = 0.18
   Male 39% 37% 41% N.S.
Age 23.1 23.1 23.0 F(1,77) = 0.03
(S.D.) (2.59) (2.61) (2.61) N.S.
Education     
   B.Sc. 72% 66% 78% Π2 (1) = 2.10
   Grad Biology 19% 21% 17% N.S.
   Psychology 9% 13% 5% Π2 (1) = 1.43
Canadian born 67% 61% 73% N.S.