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Table 2 Compliance with outpatient duties policy by training year and rotation type

From: Fulfilling outpatient medicine responsibilities during internal medicine residency: a quantitative study of housestaff participation with between visit tasks

  Required rotation % (95 % CI) Elective % (95 % CI) Percentage point difference % (95 % CI) p-value p-value for interaction
R1 43 (30–56) 75 (48–100) 32 (5–59) 0.02 0.23
R2 50 (30–70) 68 (40–96) 18 (−14-49) 0.27
R3 45 (18–72) 65 (28–100) 20 (−17-56) 0.30
Total 45 (34–56) 68 (53–85) 23 (5–43) 0.01  
  1. R1 = First-year resident (Intern), R2 = Second-year resident (Junior Resident), R3 = Third-year resident (Senior Resident)