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Table 2 Means, SDs and one-sample Z statistics for the current physician sample and the UK WAIS-IV general population sample

From: A preliminary investigation to explore the cognitive resources of physicians experiencing difficulty in training

  UK General Population Sample Current sample (IMG & UK Combined) UK Physician Sample IMG Physician Sample
N Mean SD N Mean SD z N Mean SD z N Mean SD z
VCI 270 100.10 14.18 116 111.66 14.16 8.78 63 117.89 12.66 9.95 53 104.26 12.23 2.13
PRI 270 103.82 14.45 113 103.91 14.12 0.06 60 108.43 13.56 2.47 53 98.79 13.06 −2.53
WMI 270 104.17 15.97 119 97.45 9.85 −4.59 62 98.03 9.51 −3.03 57 96.82 10.24 −3.47
PSI 270 102.51 14.63 114 101.07 14.85 −1.05 59 102.51 16.38 −.01 55 99.53 12.97 −1.52
  1. VCI verbal comprehension index, PRI perceptual reasoning index, WMI working memory index, PSI processing speed index