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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of the students enrolled in the study

From: Asynchronous online lecture may not be an effective method in teaching cardiovascular physiology during the COVID-19 pandemic

Student characteristics Pre-COVID-19 year
(n = 301)
COVID-19 year
(n = 312)
p value
Sex (% female) 135 (45%) 160 (51%) 0.11
Age (years) 19.55 ± 0.77 19.60 ± 1.13 0.51
Credits registered before enrolling in the study 43.43 ± 1.36 43.49 ± 2.10 0.70
Credits achieved before enrolling in the study 43.00 ± 0.00 43.00 ± 0.00 1.00
Credits registered in the semester with Cardiovascular System I 21.00 ± 0.00 21.00 ± 0.00 1.00
  1. Categorical data are presented as the number (percentage). Continuous data are presented as mean ± SD