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Table 3 Empathy scores (JSE) for stage of clinical immersion by year 3 clinical site for students who have only completed 1 clinical year (Mean ± SD)

From: A longitudinal study of empathy in pre-clinical and clinical medical students and clinical supervisors

  Year 3 Clinical Site (n = 114)
FMC Traditional (n = 30) Other (n = 84) Comparison by site
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p value
Stage
Stage 1 (n = 43) (Start of year 3a) 107.3 ± 9.2 (n = 8) 117.7 ± 10.0 (n = 35) .01
Stage 2 (n = 71) (= one year of clinical immersionb) 113.6 ± 9.3 (n = 22) 112.5 ± 9.0 (n = 49) .63
Comparison by Stage p value .10 .01  
  1. aTP1 Year 3 students (n = 43)
  2. bTP1 Year 4 students (n = 46); TP2 Year 3 students (n = 15); TP1 Year 3 students who also responded at TP2 (n = 10)