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Table 6 Post-MMI surveys

From: Past-behavioural versus situational questions in a postgraduate admissions multiple mini-interview: a reliability and acceptability comparison

Questions Scores    p-value (< 0.05)
3 + 4 (%) 4(n) Mean (SD)
1. In general, the current MMI allowed me to Express my own abilities accurately. (C) 16 (62) 7 2.8 (0.87)  
Assess candidates’ abilities accurately. (E) 12 (67) 2 2.7 (0.67)  
2. The 1st question* allowed me to Express my abilities accurately. (C) 10 (38) 1 2.3 (0.61) #
Assess candidates’ abilities accurately. (E) 14 (78) 4 2.9 (0.53) ##
3. The 2nd question** allowed me to Express my abilities accurately. (C) 19 (73) 2 2.8 (0.49) #
Assess candidates’ abilities accurately. (E) 7 (39) 2 2.4 (0.70) ##
4. For the 1st question*, I had sufficient time to Present my ideas.(C) 26 (100) 17 3.7 (0.45)  
Manage sessions. (E) 18 (100) 13 3.7 (0.40)  
5. For the 2nd question**, I had sufficient time to Present my ideas.(C) 26 (100) 22 3.8 (0.26)  
Manage sessions. (E) 18 (100) 7 3.4 (0.48)  
6. I did not have any difficulties to Answer the 1st question*.(C) 10 (39) 6 2.2 (1.08) ###
Ask the 1st question*. (E) 13 (72) 10 3.2 (0.86) ####
7. I did not have any difficulties to Answer the 2nd question**. (C) 18 (69) 4 2.7 (0.68) ###
Ask the 2nd question**. (E) 6 (33) 2 2.2 (0.78) ####
8. The current MMI is fairer than the SSPI As a candidate. 26 (100) 5 3.2 (0.31)  
As an examiner. 18 (100) 3 3.2 (0.28)  
  1. MMI: Multiple Mini-Interview SSPI: Single Station Personal Interview C: Candidates E: Examiners n: number.
  2. SD: Standard Deviation.
  3. 3 + 4: the sum of the number of participants who score the mark of 3 or 4.
  4. *Past Behavioural Question **Situational Question.
  5. p < 0.05 was observed between each of the same two marks of #,##,###, and ####.
  6. Candidates (C) - n = 26, Examiners (E) - n = 18.