Table 1

Estimates of effects in Model 5 for Part 1, Part 2 and PACES.

Part 1

Part 2

PACES


Starting value (s)

Mean (fixed effect)

-4.60

(.025 ***)

3.14

(.051 ***)

-1.120

(.0474 ***)

Standard deviation (random effect)

11.2

(.048 ***)

6.63

(.046 ***)

4.98

(.0614 ***)

Maximum (m)

Mean (fixed effect)

9.77

(0.475 ***)

6.33

(.349 ***)

4.42

(.989 ***)

Standard deviation (random effect)

11.43

(.458 ***)

6.00

(.367 ***)

4.64

(.512 ***)

Rate of growth (b)

Mean (fixed effect)

-.318

(.025 ***)

-.376

(.046 ***)

-.396

(.098 ***)

Standard deviation (random effect)

.375

(.025 ***)

.869

(.219 ***)

.203

(.148 NS)

Correlation of Starting value with Maximum value

.534

(.029 ***)

.169

(.065 **)

.668

(.082 ***)

Correlation of Starting value with Rate of Growth

-.228

(.044 ***)

-.274

(.117 *)

-.946

(.009 NS)

Correlation of Rate of Growth with Maximum

.357

(.053 ***)

.167

(.153 NS)

-.337

(.787 NS)


Standard errors are indicated in brackets, along with the significance level: *** P < .001; l ** P < .01; * P < .05; NS Not significant. PACES, Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills.

McManus and Ludka BMC Medicine 2012 10:60   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-60

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