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Table 5 Comparison of the results between students who wrote good questions in General Pathology and Pathophysiology

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

  Immunology (N = 18) E & BAa (N = 16) P
Immunology 5.12 (2.70–7.24) 4.23 (2.51–5.64) NS
E & BAa 8.33 (7.09–9.05) 8.1 (6.79–0.05) NS
Other topics 7.03 (6.14–7.74) 5.90 (4.75–7.37) NS
  Blood (N = 6) Respiratory (N = 11)  
Blood 6.33 (4.17–7.27) 6.54 (4.94–7.87) NS
Respiratory 4.28 (2.81–5.48) 6.07 (5.60–7.87) 0.015
Circulatory 4.54 (4.11–6.37) 4.68 (5.47–6.00) NS
Renal 6.93 (4.91–7.93) 6.80 (6.27–7.87) NS
  1. aDisorders of electrolyte and acid-base status
  2. bOver 10 points