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Table 2 Mean (standard deviation) GM-ITE scores of the university and community-based hospital residents

From: Difference in the general medicine in-training examination score between community-based hospitals and university hospitals: a cross-sectional study based on 15,188 Japanese resident physicians

Year Subcategory PGY-1 PGY-2
University hospitals Community-based hospitals University hospitals Community-based hospitals
2016   n = 287 n = 1790 n = 225 n = 1844
Medical interview and professionalism 10.20 (2.80) 11.77 (2.33) 11.23 (2.57) 11.77 (2.45)
Symptomatology and clinical reasoning 13.57 (2.66) 14.72 (2.74) 14.15 (2.98) 15.30 (2.81)
Physical examination and clinical procedures 10.33 (2.70) 12.03 (2.47) 11.46 (2.52) 12.19 (2.64)
Disease knowledge 14.24 (3.20) 15.73 (3.04) 15.56 (3.49) 16.86 (3.24)
Total score (maximum score 100) 48.34 (8.22) 54.26 (7.30) 52.40 (8.43) 56.13 (8.15)
2017   n = 239 n = 2144 n = 284 n = 2214
Medical interview and professionalism 2.98 (1.02) 3.07 (10.8) 2.87 (1.05) 2.98 (1.12)
Symptomatology and clinical reasoning 9.01 (2.40) 10.01 (2.39) 9.53 (2.57) 10.43 (2.49)
Physical examination and clinical procedures 9.46 (2.07) 10.43 (2.20) 9.73 (2.30) 10.52 (2.23)
Disease knowledge 8.44 (1.86) 9.11 (1.98) 8.18 (2.09) 9.02 (2.10)
Total score (maximum score 60) 29.90 (4.67) 32.62 (5.09) 30.31 (5.43) 32.95 (5.43)
2018   n = 226 n = 2425 n = 295 n = 2252
Medical interview and professionalism 2.82 (1.01) 2.88 (2.30) 2.92 (1.17) 3.09 (1.10)
Symptomatology and clinical reasoning 9.37 (2.16) 10.01 (2.12) 9.87 (2.08) 10.42 (2.19)
Physical examination and clinical procedures 8.35 (2.40) 9.43 (2.27) 8.82 (2.26) 9.67 (2.42)
Disease knowledge 7.49 (2.40) 8.27 (2.30) 8.20 (2.32) 8.79 (2.52)
Total score (maximum score 60) 28.00 (5.59) 30.59 (5.36) 29.81 (5.40) 31.97 (6.00)
  1. GM-ITE indicates general medicine in-training examination; PGY, postgraduate year