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Table 4 Shift times and student involvement in emergency medicine clerkship

From: The role of emergency medicine clerkship e-Portfolio to monitor the learning experience of students in different settings: a prospective cohort study

Categories Day N (%) Prime N (%) Evening N (%) Night N (%) P value*
Chief complaint      < 0.0001
 Observation 117 (10.7) 202 (10.5) 121 (8.5) 48 (7.4)  
 Partial 330 (30.2) 521 (27.0) 411 (29.0) 169 (26.1)
 Full 647 (59.1) 1207 (62.5) 884 (62.4) 430 (66.5)
 Total 1094 (100) 1930 (100) 1416 (100) 647 (100)
Procedure      < 0.0001
 Observation 148 (16.6) 188 (13.1) 131 (15.1) 48 (8.8)  
 Partial 154 (17.3) 223 (15.5) 149 (17.2) 84 (16.1)
 Full 588 (66.1) 1029 (71.5) 588 (67.7) 393 (75.1)
 Total 890 (100) 1440 (100) 868 (100) 523 (100)
  1. *This is the overall P value of Pearson’s chi-square for the 3 × 4 tables of the level of involvement in the Chief complaints and procedures for different units