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Table 2 Comparison of baseline characteristics between the control group and the video group

From: Standardized videos in addition to the surgical curriculum in Medical Education for surgical clerkships: a cohort study

  Control group (n=60) Video group (n=77) p value
Gender    0.39
  Female (%) 39 (65) 54 (70)  
   Male (%) 21 (35) 23 (33)  
Mean age (SD) 24.5 (2.7) 24.7 (3.3) 0.85
Experience†    0.42
  No prior experience 28 28  
  Work experience in non- surgical specialty 23 34  
  Work experience in   surgical specialty 9 12  
Pursue career in surgery‡ 3 (2-4) 3 (2-4) 0.84
  1. † Practical working experiences (e.g. student job) in a hospital before the current internship
  2. ‡ I would like to pursue a career in a surgical specialty (1 = definitely not - 5 = yes, definitely)