Table 2

Performance on the musculoskeletal knowledge examination based on board-certification status. (Participants were judged to have passed if their score exceeded 73.1%[7].)

Board-certification (OCS and/or SCS) (n = 182)

Yes (n = 52) (95% CI)

No (n = 130) (95% CI)

p-value


Overall score

81.3 (79.2, 83.4)

73.7 (71.9, 75.5)

<.001

Passing rate

.88 (.80, .97)

.58 (.50, .67)

<.001


Childs et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2005 6:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-6-32

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