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Table 1 Examinee sample description (N = 27,830)

From: Investigation of answer changes on the USMLE® Step 2 Clinical Knowledge examination

  Number of examinees % Step2 CK
score mean (SD)
Gender
 Male 15,151 54.4% 232 (22.8)
 Female 12,679 45.6% 233 (22.6)
English proficiency
 ESL 9474 34.0% 226 (23.9)
 ENL 18,356 66.0% 237 (21.0)
Number of takes
 First time takers 24,939 89.6% 236 (21.5)
 Repeaters 2891 10.4% 210 (18.6)
Pass/Fail
 Pass 24,119 86.7% 239 (16.1)
 Fail 3711 13.3% 192 (16.4)
Total 27,830   233 (22.7)