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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of students

From: Puzzle based teaching versus traditional instruction in electrocardiogram interpretation for medical students – a pilot study

  Traditional Puzzle p value
Male (%) 22% 16% 0.32
Age (years) 29 29 0.9
Average experience * 2 2 0.14
Importance of EKG interpretation in career * 5 5 0.86
Prior clinical (%) 28% 50% 0.47
Prior books (%) 100% 66% 0.03
  1. *. 1 = none, 2 = minimal, 3 = some, 4 = a lot, 5 = significant