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Table 2 Comparison of variables with first-attempt summative OSCE success

From: The use of a formative OSCE to prepare emergency medicine residents for summative OSCEs: a mixed-methods cohort study

Variable Total (n = 40) Succeeded in summative OSCE on first attempt (n = 35) Did not succeed in summative OSCE on first attempt (n = 5) p
Attended at least 1 formative OSCE (%) 36 (90.0) 31 (88.6) 5 (100.0) 0.426
Proximate formative OSCE score (mean ± SD) 66.7 ± 7.2 70.6 ± 8.9 64.3 ± 10.8 0.192
Mean formative OSCE score (mean ± SD) 69.7 ± 9.2 67.4 ± 7.1 62.8 ± 7.3 0.262
Residency year when first attempted summative OSCE (mean ± SD) 2.53 ± 1.52 2.54 ± 1.62 2.40 ± 0.55 0.833
Postgraduate year when first attempted summative OSCE (mean ± SD) 5.38 ± 1.46 5.29 ± 1.45 6.00 ± 1.58 0.255
Perception of usefulness of formative OSCE on a scale of 1-4 (mean ± SD) 3.75 ± 0.44 3.80 ± 0.41 3.40 ± 0.55 0.056