Table 4

Comparison of factors influencing study pattern between fellowship interest and no fellowship interest

FI+

FI-


None

Some

Large

None

Some

Large


Factor

N (%)

N (%)

N (%)

N (%)

N (%)

N (%)

P-value*


Need to be competitive

3 (9)

18 (51)

14 (40)

3 (38)

5 (62)

0 (0)

0.03


Need for general knowledge

0 (0)

6 (17)

29 (83)

1 (12)

3 (38)

4 (50)

0.06


Need for exam preparedness

5 (14)

15 (43)

15 (43)

2 (25)

5 (63)

1 (12)

0.33


* Pearson Exact Chi-square test

Ofoma et al. BMC Medical Education 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-5

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