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Table 3 Pass marks using modified Angoff for the junior residents, Borderline Groups (BG) and Borderline Regression (BLR) method

From: How to set the bar in competency-based medical education: standard setting after an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

Station Modified Angoff method (95 % CI) Borderline groups method (95 % CI) Borderline regression method (95 % CI) Significance
1 0.35 (0.31-0.4) 0.53 (0.52-0.54) 0.52 (0.46-0.58) P < 0.001
2 0.39 (0.33-0.45) 0.54 (0.53-0.56) 0.56 (0.51-0.61) P < 0.001
3 0.32 (0.27-0.37) 0.48 (0.47-0.48) 0.47 (0.44-0.51) P < 0.001
4 0.32 (0.27-0.37) 0.58 (0.49-0.66) 0.55 (0.46-0.64) P < 0.001
5 0.38 (0.31-(0.46) 0.54 (0.53-0.54) 0.56 (0.51-0.6) P < 0.001
6 0.38 (0.31-0.44) 0.5 (0.48-0.51) 0.51 (0.47-0.54) P < 0.001
Total 0.36 (0.3-0.42) 0.53 (0.5-0.55) 0.53 (0.43-0.62) P < 0.001
Total + 1SEM 0.39 0.56 0.56 P < 0.001
  1. A significant difference was seen for the modified Angoff and the BG/BLR methods for junior residents for all stations and overall (all p < 0.001)