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Table 2 Mean relative scores showing the performance of women and men in the various test parts

From: Situational judgment test as an additional tool in a medical admission test: an observational investigation

Academic year   2010/11   2011/12   2012/13
  N § Relative scores N Relative scores N Relative scores
Tes part   Women* Men Cohen’s d #   Women Men Cohen’s d   Women Men Cohen’s d
Biology 90 .526 .558 .21 50 .546 .572 .14 50 .544 .577 .20
   (.153) (.149) (.11 – .32)   (.178) (.182) (.05 – .24)   (.165) (.171) (.10 – .29)
Chemistry 30 .519 .556 .22 30 .540 .582 .24 30 .577 .640 .33
   (.164) (.173) (.11 – .33)   (.173) (.174) (.15 – .34)   (.192) (.192) (.23 – .43)
Physics 20 .410 .465 .40 20 .443 .516 .47 20 .446 .521 .45
   (.128) (.143) (.30 – .51)   (.148) (.168) (.37 – .57)   (.158) (.177) (.36 – .55)
Mathematics 20 .520 .563 .27 20 .530 .606 .46 20 .522 .600 .48
   (.148) (.167) (.16 – .38)   (.159) (.171) (.36 – .56)   (.154) (.173) (.38 – .58)
Text comprehension 20 .631 .644 .08 34 .640 .664 (.157) .15 30 .663 .690 .18
   (.157) (.155) (−.02 – .19)   (.152)   (.05 – .25)   (.153) (.152) (.08 – .28)
SJT 20 .857 .843 -.14 30 .785 .761 -.19 30 .868 .849 -.22
   (.095) (.102) (−.25 – -.04)   (.130) (.133) (−.28 – -.09)   (.083) (.088) (−.32 – -.12)
  1. §Number of items.
  2. *Values are mean relative scores and standard deviation in parentheses.
  3. #Values are Cohen’s d and 95% confidence interval in parentheses.