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Table 4 Final Examination and iRAT Scores for Three Consecutive Cohorts of Medical Students in the First Year Infectious Diseases (ID) and Second Year Women’s Health (WH) Courses: Analysis of Students Performing in the Upper and Lower 25th Percentiles in the WH course

From: Implementation of team-based learning (TBL) in a second year medical school course: does prior experience with TBL improve the impact of this pedagogy?

  Upper 25th Percentile Students Lower 25th Percentile Students
ID Exam
Scores
iRAT ID WH Exam
Scores
iRAT WH ID Exam
Score
iRAT ID WH Exam
Scores
iRAT WH
N 56 56 56 56 56 56 56 56
Average 88.41 7.77 94.46** 9.68## 80.51 7.00 82.45 8.73##
SD 5.66 .89 1.53 .51 7.51 1.11 3.42 1.45
  1. **p < 0.01 compared to ID exam scores; ## p < 0.01 compared to ID iRAT scores
  2. Kruskal-Wallis One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Newman-Keul’s statistical methods