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Table 1 Demographics of the participating student sample

From: Assessing musculoskeletal examination skills and diagnostic reasoning of 4th year medical students using a novel objective structured clinical exam

Demographics
 No. students (% of graduating class of 2012) 45 (30.4 %)
 Age (years: avg + SD) 26 + 1.4
 Women (%) 23 (51 %)
Future specialty
 - Musculoskeletal (Orthopaedics/PM&R) 3 (6.6 %)
 - Internal/family/pediatric/emergency medicine 17 (37.7 %)
 - Other 25 (55.6 %)
Previous elective musculoskeletal experience
 - None 26 (57.7 %)
 - Research only 1 (2.2 %)
 - Clinical only 13 (28 %)
 - Research and clinical 5 (11.1 %)