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Table 2 Number (n) and percentage (%) of students with at least one failure on a CU exam at medical school for each curricular year, both for students who came from public and private secondary schools

From: Do students from public schools fare better in medical school than their colleagues from private schools? If so, what can we learn from this?

Curricular year Private secondary school (A) Public secondary school (B) % Difference (A – B) Cramer’s v p-value
  N n (%) N n (%)    
1 767 333 (43) 933 319 (34) 9 0.09 < 0.001
2 655 196 (30) 823 166 (24) 6 0.08 0.010
3 550 141 (26) 713 127 (18) 8 0.07 0.001
4 435 43 (10) 616 51 (8) 2 0.03 0.365
5 347 10 (3) 492 9 (2) 1 0.03 0.313
6 238 1 (0) 356 0 (0) 0 0.05 0.401