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Table 1 MMI characteristics for each year, study samples and frequencies for sociodemographic variables within each sample

From: Exploring sociodemographic subgroup differences in multiple mini-interview (MMI) performance based on MMI station type and the implications for the predictive fairness of the Hamburg MMI

Cohort No. of interview / simulation / group stations Overall reliability1 Overall No. of MMI participants MMI sample2 (No.) Student sample3
(No.)
2010 4 / 5 / 0 .76 193 180 0
2011 3 / 5 / 0 .68 194 184 0
2012 6 / 3 / 0 .68 192 179 102
2013 3 / 3 / 0 .48 198 187 111
2014 4 / 3 / 0 .65 194 179 95
2015 5 / 3 / 0 .62 192 178 92
2016 4 / 3 / 2 .67 190 171 0
2017 4 / 3 / 2 .68 198 180 0
Total 33 / 28 / 4   N = 1438 N = 400
Sociodemographic variables
 Male 40.8% 37.8%
 Age 21 or older 34.6% 34.0%
 German as first language 88.5% 89.2%
 Medical family background 27.8% 30.0%
  1. N = total sample size, n = sub-sample size, No. = number of
  2. 1The model for the estimation of the overall reliability was described in more detail by Hissbach et al. (2014)
  3. 2Candidates who participated in the study and had their first attempt at the MMI in the indicated year
  4. 3Medical students who had their first MMI attempt in the indicated year, participated in the study and had OSCE results. Students admitted in 2010 and 2011 were excluded because they had a different curriculum, students admitted in 2016 and 2017 did not have OSCE results at the time of data analysis