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Table 6 Item revisiting duration (in sec) across four types of response change patterns for block 4

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

  Item revisiting duration (Sec)
Marginal Meana Mean Difference from R-W (S.E.) P-value
W-R 44.0 −2.4 (0.5) < 0.0001
R-R 58.2 11.8 (1.4) < 0.0001
W-W 50.4 4.0 (0.6) < 0.0001
R-W 46.4 n/a n/a
  1. W-R wrong to right response changes, R-W right to wrong response changes, W-W wrong to wrong response changes, R-R right to right response changes
  2. aCovariates appearing in the model are evaluated at the following values: STEP2 total test score = 232.51; Item difficulty = .7607