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Table 3 The relationship between resource session attendance and performance in pharmacology MCQs score

From: Pharmacology and therapeutics resource session attendance and academic performance of pre-clerkship medical students in problem-based learning curricula

Mean score of pharmacology performance per percentage of students’ attendance
Year Unit No of students 0% 1–24% 25–49% 50–74% 75–99% 100% Mean score ± SD Correlation coefficient (г) p-value
2 I 176 51.9 ± 14.1 (8) 46.1 ± 21.7 (6) 54.7 ± 14.1 (9) 50.3 ± 20.3 (28) 55.4 ± 17.3 (40) 62.9 ± 15.0 (85) 57.7 ± 17.3 (176) 0.264 < 0.001
2 II 177 63.1 ± 14.1 (21) (0) 67.4 ± 13.8 (22) 64.4 ± 12.7 (33) 71.3 ± 12.7 (49) 73.9 ± 13.6 (52) 69.3 ± 13.8 (177) 0.268 < 0.001
2 III 175 42.6 ± 17.1 (19) 53.7 ± 18.5 (38) 56.8 ± 20.0 (19) 66.3 ± 15.8 (42) 66.7 ± 18.5 (41) 62.5 ± 15.0 (16) 59.7 ± 19.1 (175) 0.349 < 0.001
3 IV 141 40.9 ± 15.4 (22) 42.8 ± 18.0 (7) 43.9 ± 20.0 (33) 51.2 ± 22.0 (42) 52.9 ± 24.4 (17) 62.0 ± 23.3 (20) 49.2 ± 21.7 (141) 0.309 < 0.001
3 V 141 46.2 ± 16.6 (31) 47.3 ± 20.5 (28) 51.6 ± 21.3 (16) 53.8 ± 19.7 (22) 67.8 ± 19.3 (38) 70.8 ± 15.6 (6) 55.1 ± 21.0 (141) 0.421 < 0.001
3 VI 139 64.7 ± 17.3 (45) 66.7 ± 20.5 (18) 81.5 ± 18.7 (21) 85.6 ± 12.8 (30) 82.6 ± 17.2 (16) 92.6 ± 7.9 (9) 75.9 ± 19.2 (139) 0.493 < 0.001
4 VII 151 58.7 ± 18.6 (65) (0) 58.3 ± 18.4 (35) 62.8 ± 20.9 (13) 75.5 ± 21.4 (16) 84.1 ± 10.9 (22) 64.4 ± 20.4 (151) 0.444 < 0.001
4 VIII 152 51.9 ± 23.9 (29) 60.4 ± 21.1 (16) 61.5 ± 21.3 (27) 60.2 ± 20.7 (31) 70.5 ± 19.9 (39) 75.3 ± 13.7 (10) 62.5 ± 21.8 (152) 0.309 < 0.001
4 IX 152 54.6 ± 17.1 (101) (0) 60.0 ± 15.2 (20) 72.9 ± 19.1 (12) (0) 70.7 ± 14.0 (19) 58.8 ± 17.8 (152) 0.360 < 0.001
   1404 54.6 ± 18.9 (341) 54.1 ± 20.7 (113) 59.1 ± 21.0 (202) 62.4 ± 21.0 (253) 67.2 ± 19.6 (256) 69.6 ± 16.9 (239) 61.5 ± 20.4 (1404) 0.280 < 0.001