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Table 2 Formal examination scores

From: Uncovering students’ misconceptions by assessment of their written questions

  Formal examination score on Tumour Pathology and the remaining three topics of the course 1–10 scale (SD)
Topic Students with questions containing misconceptions Students with questions without misconceptions P value
Tumour Pathology 5.0 (2.0) 6.7 (2.4) 0.003
Other topicsa 6.9 (0.95) 6.9 (1.1) n.s.
  1. aOther topics include (1) Principles of diagnosis and cellular damage; (2) Inflammation and repair and (3) Circulatory disorders
  2. n.s. not significant