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Table 2 Study sample characterization

From: Characterization of medical students recall of factual knowledge using learning objects and repeated testing in a novel e-learning system

  Total Control Experiment p
Gender n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Female 59 (62.8) 28 (59.6) 31 (65.9) 0.670
Male 35 (37.2) 19 (40.4) 16 (34.1)  
Course year n (%) n (%) n (%)  
4th year 44 (46.8) 23 (48.9) 21 (44.7) 0.836
5th year 50 (53.2) 24 (51.1) 26 (55.3)  
Preferred resource n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Professor texts 36 (38.3) 17 (36.2) 19 (40.4) 0.898
Lecture notes 24 (25.5) 12 (25.5) 12 (25.5)  
Lecture slides 23 (24.5) 13 (27.7) 10 (21.3)  
Textbook 11 (11.7) 5 (11.6) 6 (12.8)  
Computer usage n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Everyday 73 (77.7) 37 (78.2) 36 (76.6) 0.193
Not everyday 21 (22.3) 10 (21.2) 11 (23.4)  
Grades Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Cellular biology 64 (6) 65 (8) 64 (8) 0.102
Course average 68 (5.5) 69 (5.5) 68 (5.5) 0.433
Daily study hours Median (IR) Median (IR) Median (IR)  
During semester 3.0 (2.5) 3.0 (2.0) 3.0 (2.0) 0.628
During exam season 9.5 (2.0) 10.0 (2.0) 8.0 (2.0) 0.307
  1. Cellular Biology Grade and Course Average are displayed in a 0-100% grading scale. SD - Standard Deviation; IR - Interquartile range.