Table 2

Comparisons between scores on the subscales in different years

Factor

Years compared

Difference

Effect size (Cohen's d)


Planning


Year 2 vs Year 1

+0.19*

.26


Year 3 vs Year 2

+0.05

.07


Year 3 vs Year 1

+0.24*

.33


Concentration/dedication


Year 2 vs Year 1

-0.08

.11


Year 3 vs Year 2

-0.06

.09


Year 3 vs Year 1

-.015

.21


Repetition/Revision


Year 2 vs Year 1

-0.14

.19


Year 3 vs Year 2

-0.17*

.25


Year 3 vs Year 1

-0.30*

.44


Study style/self reflection


Year 2 vs Year 1

+0.03

.06


Year 3 vs Year 2

+0.01

.02


Year 3 vs Year 1

+0.04

.09


* significance level 0.05 (2-tailed)

Duvivier et al. BMC Medical Education 2011 11:101   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-101

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