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Table 3 Exam Scores/Final Grades by Project Completers/Non-Completers

From: Relationship of creative projects in anatomy to medical student professionalism, test performance and stress: an exploratory study

  Completing Creative Projects? N Mean S.D. t-value** d.f. p value
Midterm 1 (Written) No 42 86.72 6.81 1.98 78 0.051
  Yes 38 83.21 8.97    
Midterm 2 (Practical) No 42 87.94 6.47 1.80 78 0.08
  Yes 38 85.37 6.28    
Midterm 2 (Written) No 42 82.71 7.49 1.37 78 0.17
  Yes 38 80.25 8.55    
Midterm 3 (Practical) No 42 84.62 7.23 1.65 78 0.10
  Yes 38 82.05 6.62    
Midterm 3 (Written) No 42 83.44 8.62 1.35 78 0.18
  Yes 38 80.87 8.43    
Final (Practical) No 42 87.52 6.70 0.92 78 0.36
  Yes 38 86.15 6.63    
Final (Written) No 42 87.32 7.13 1.87 78 0.07
  Yes 38 84.19 7.83    
Combined Test Scores No 42 85.75 5.34 1.95 78 0.05
  Yes 38 83.16 5.54    
  1. *First creative project submitted before midterm 2; second creative project submitted before final exams
  2. **Independent 2-tailed t-test assuming equal group variances