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Table 4 Correlations (Pearson’s r) between sociodemographic characteristics and assessments (n = 39)

From: Medical student selection criteria and junior doctor workplace performance

  Assessments
Domain 1 Domain 2 Domain 4 Total No. of IPAPs Global
Science and Scholarship Clinical Practice Professionalism and Leadership Domains 1 + 2 + 4 Improving Performance Action Plan Required Overall Performance
Age −.37* −.38* −.26 −.35* .16 −.27
Gender −.03 −.03 −.01 −.03 −.08 .08
Yearsa −.65** −.58** −.56** −.63** .71** −.79**
Rural .07 .05 .09 .08 −.05 .02
Science backgroundb .06 .20 .20 .16 −.11 .09
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01
  2. aNumber of years between entry into the medical course and internship year (only one intern had a year off in between so this equals length of time taken to complete medical course)
  3. bUndergraduate degree coded for ‘science’ focus using Craig et al. [19]