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Table 3 Comparison between students who wrote questions about Immunopathology and who wrote questions about disturbances of electrolyte and acid-base status in General Pathology (second year of Medicine)

From: Randomized study showing the benefit of medical study writing multiple choice questions on their learning

  Immunopathology E & BAa P
  (N = 37) (N = 38)  
Gender
 Male 18 (48.6%) 13 (35.1%) NS
 Female 20 (51.4%) 24 (64.9%)
Results in the exama
 Immunopathology 5.13 (3.60–6.32) 3.86 (2.19–5.51) 0.03
 E & ABb 8.10 (6.43–9.05) 8.10 (7.38–9.05) NS
 Other topics 6.61 (5.95–7.18) 6.22 (5.03–7.17) NS
  1. aOver 10 points
  2. bDisorders of electrolyte and acid-base status