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Table 5 Outcome for students by TOSBA categorisation

From: Team Objective Structured Bedside Assessment (TOSBA) as formative assessment in undergraduate Obstetrics and Gynaecology: a cohort study

TOSBA category Summative examination outcome P value
  Summative score mean standard deviation range Students who failed Students who passed Students who passed with distinction  
All Students n = 157 (100 %) 59.0 4.9 47–71 7 (5 %) 71 (45 %) 79 (50 %)  
Poor n = 21 (14 %) 55.8 4.6 47–65 1 (5 %) 14 (67 %) 6 (28 %) 0.003
Satisfactory n = 63 (40 %) 57.6 4.3 47–66 4 (6 %) 36 (57 %) 23 (37 %)
Good n = 57 (36 %) 60.7 4.5 50–71 2 (4 %) 18 (31 %) 37 (65 %)
Excellent n = 16 (10 %) 62.8 4.2 58–70 0 (0 %) 3 (19 %) 13 (81 %)