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Table 4 Number (n) and percentage (%) of students with at least one failure of a CU exam during the 1st year of medical school, both for students who came from secondary schools that highly inflated their internal grades in the year of students’ admission to medical school and those that did not

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?

Year of admission to Schools that highly inflate internal grades (A) Other schools (B) % Difference (A – B) Cramer’s v p-value
Medical school N n (%) N n (%)    
2009 105 55 (52) 116 58 (50) 2 0.02 0.724
2010 102 46 (45) 119 40 (34) 11 0.12 0.081
2011 90 32 (36) 118 26 (22) 14 0.15 0.031
2012 106 18 (17) 108 18 (17) 0 0.00 0.951
2013 104 46 (44) 98 33 (34) 10 0.11 0.124
2014 111 56 (50) 86 29 (34) 16 0.17 0.019