Table 2

Correlations between interpersonal skills and physical exam OSCE scores with global assessment OSCE scores

Station

Total group mean IPS score (sd)

(1 = Inferior 5 = Superior)

n = 83

Total group mean Physical exam score (sd) (1 = Inferior 5 = Superior)

n = 83


Hand

0.35

0.44

Shoulder

0.23

0.51

Elbow

0.39

0.41

Knee

- 0.03

- 0.11

Hip

0.26

0.64


IPS = Interpersonal Score

sd = standard deviation

OSCE = objective structured clinical examination

Oswald et al. BMC Medical Education 2011 11:65   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-65

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