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Table 2 Man Whitney U-tests comparing attendance for students who scored above the median assessment mark with attendance for students who scored below the median assessment mark

From: Does attendance at anatomy practical classes correlate with assessment outcome? A retrospective study of a large cohort of undergraduate anatomy students

Assessment Attendance type Above or below median mark Mean (SEM) 25 % Percentile 75 % Percentile Median P value Significant P < 0.01**
Final Grade All Practicals Below Median 7.4 (0.2) 6.0 9.0 8.0 <0.0001 **
Above Median 8.4 (0.1) 8.0 10.0 9.0
Workshop Below Median 3.3 (0.1) 2.0 5.0 4.0 <0.0001 **
Above Median 4.0 (0.1) 3.0 5.0 4.0
Dissection Below Median 4.1 (0.1) 4.0 5.0 4.5 0.0087 **
Above Median 4.4 (0.1) 4.0 5.0 5.0
Theory Grade All Practicals Below Median 7.4 (0.2) 6.0 10.0 8.0 0.0002 **
Above Median 8.4 (0.1) 7.0 10.0 9.0
Workshop Below Median 3.3 (0.1) 2.0 5.0 4.0 <0.0001 **
Above Median 4.0 (0.1) 3.0 5.0 4.0
Dissection Below Median 4.1 (0.1) 4.0 5.0 5.0 0.056 No
Above Median 4.4 (0.1) 4.0 5.0 5.0
Practical Grade All Practicals Below Median 7.4 (0.2) 6.0 9.0 8.0 <0.0001 **
Above Median 8.3 (0.1) 7.0 10.0 9.0
Workshop Below Median 3.4 (0.1) 2.0 5.0 4.0 0.0002 **
Above Median 3.9 (0.1) 3.0 5.0 4.0
Dissection Below Median 4.0 (0.1) 3.8 5.0 4.0 0.0018 **
Above Median 4.4 (0.1) 4.0 4.0 4.0