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Table 1 Participant demographics and characteristics

From: Front-loading of anatomy content has no effect on long-term anatomy knowledge retention among physical therapy students: a prospective cohort study

Variable Mean (SD) LONG (n = 38) Mean (SD) SHORT (n = 34) p-value
Age 24.47 (1.22) 25.85 (2.97) 0.015
Sex - female/male 25/13 23/11 0.867
Non-Traditional 5 14 0.007
3 + 3 Students 12 5 0.092
UG Cumulative GPA 3.66 (0.18) 3.62 (0.27) 0.480
UG Science GPA 3.53 (0.27) 3.51 (0.30) 0.745
Years Between UG and DPT Anatomy 1.97 (1.44) 3.09 (1.99) 0.008
Cumulative DPT GPA at Post Test 3.62 (0.20) 3.58 (0.26) 0.428
  1. UG undergraduate, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy; 3 + 3 refers to accelerated degree students (3 years UG + 3 years DPT); Non-Traditional refers to students admitted to program with >/= one-year elapsed since completion of UG degree