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Table 2 Scores for stations at 2013 examination year 1 and 2 (different stations, within cohort)

From: Preparation by mandatory E-modules improves learning of practical skills: a quasi-experimental comparison of skill examination results

Station Written preparation Station E-module preparation
Year 1 General examination 3.79 ± 0.57 (n = 69) Year 1 Head and neck 2 3.88 ± 0.61 (n = 31)
Neurology arms: inspection 3.36 ± 0.81 (n = 34) Spine 3.53 ± 0.68 (n = 31)
Neurology legs: reflexes 3.72 ± 0.61 (n = 35) Lungs 1 3.48 ± 0.77 (n = 44)
Cranial nerves 3.39 ± 0.74 (n = 44) Lungs 2 3.59 ± 0.82 (n = 33)
Neurology arms: reflexes 3.74 ± 0.52 (n = 31) Elbow 3.72 ± 0.90 (n = 33)
Neurology legs: inspection 3.65 ± 0.63 (n = 34) Heart 3.63 ± 0.66 (n = 31)
Neurology: gait 3.67 ± 0.73 (n = 35) Abdomen 1 3.54 ± 0.76 (n = 34)
   Abdomen 2 3.50 ± 0.59 (n = 35)
Year 2 General examination 3.89 ± 0.50 (n = 72) Year 2 Knee 3.52 ± 0.68 (n = 29)
Cranial nerves 3.49 ± 0.69 (n = 40) Thorax 1 3.75 ± 0.62 (n = 37)
Neurology: gait 3.16 ± 0.69 (n = 32) Thorax 2 3.64 ± 0.80 (n = 30)
Peripheral circulation 3.14 ± 0.60 (n = 37) Neurology arms: inspection 3.85 ± 0.72 (n = 30)
Spine 3.26 ± 0.65 (n = 31) Neurology arms: reflexes 3.83 ± 0.57 (n = 24)
Head and neck 1 3.70 ± 0.66 (n = 29) Neurology legs: inspection 3.82 ± 0.60 (n = 28)
Head and neck 2 3.62 ± 0.56 (n = 31) Abdomen 1 3.83 ± 0.72 (n = 24)
   Abdomen 2 3.72 ± 0.61 (n = 28)
  Mean (SD) 3.58 ± 0.67 (n = 554)   Mean (SD) 3.67 ± 0.71 (n = 502)
     p-value 0.03
  1. Italics: Year 1
  2. Normal: Year 2