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Table 1 Characteristics of the included studies

From: A meta-analysis of students’ readiness assurance test performance with team-based learning

First author and year publication Disciplines Study design TBL participants and
F: M ratio
Source of participants Student performance Scoring system for the RAT
Cheng CY (2014) [15] Single discipline Cohort study (Pre-post-test) 387
F: M N/A
adult health nursing, maternal-child nursing, community health nursing, medical-surgical nursing students IRAT 64.32 ± 12.71
GRAT 88.65 ± 5.52
Percentage
Farland MZ (2018) Single discipline Cohort study (retrospective) 442
F: M N/A
pharmacy resident students IRAT 16.18 ± 2.45
GRAT 18.80 ± 1.68
Ranged 0 ~ 20 points
Goolsarran N (2018) [16] Multidisciplinary Cohort study 76
F: M N/A
internal medicine intern and senior nursing students IRAT 5.6 ± 1.7
GRAT 7.7 ± 1.8
Ranged 0 ~ 10
Hemmati Maslakpak M (2015) Single discipline Quasi-experimental study (TBL in intervention group; Lecture in control group) 32
F: M 16: 6
third year nursing students IRAT 25.05 ± 3.36
GRAT 31.68 ± 1.33
N/A
Huang Z (2016) Single discipline Cohort study 99
F: M N/A
clinical medicine program students IRAT 63.78 ± 9.30
GRAT 75.65 ± 7.40
Percentage
Lochner L (2018) Multidisciplinary Cohort study 39
F: M N/A
nursing, dietetics and nutrition, occupational therapy, radiology techniques, laboratory techniques students IRAT 10.59 ± 0.65
GRAT 14 ± 0.5773
Ranged 0 ~ 14 points
Luetmer MT (2018) [17] Multidisciplinary Cohort study 81
F: M N/A
first year medical and physical therapy students IRAT 69.9 ± 8.6
GRAT 95.2 ± 10.2
Percentage
Nishigawa K (2017) Single discipline Cohort study 256
F: M N/A
third- and fourth-year dental students IRAT 63.1 ± 13.7
GRAT 77.8 ± 9.9
Percentage
Park HR (2015) [18] Single discipline Cohort study 74
F: M 68: 6
second-year nursing students IRAT 80.47 ± 10.76
GRAT 96.44 ± 2.23
Percentage
Park SE (2018) Single discipline Cohort study 34
F: M N/A
second year dental students IRAT 49.87 ± 16.045
GRAT 87.95 ± 8.345
Percentage
Zeng R (2017) [19] Single discipline Randomized Controlled Trails (TBL in intervention group; Lecture in control group) 55
F: M 27: 28
third year medical undergraduates IRAT 16.56 ± 3.89
GRAT 25 ± 1.05
N/A