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Table 4 Pairwise linear correlation coefficients between relative scores on the various text parts, sorted by year of admission test *

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

a) Admission test 2010 (N = 1353)
Test part Biology Chemistry Physics Mathematics Text comp.
Chemistry 0.732     
Physics 0.523 0.586    
Mathematics 0.243 0.318 0.463   
Text comp. 0.445 0.407 0.354 0.379  
SJT 0.132 0.119 0.120 0.181 0.352
b) Admission test 2011 (N = 1702)
Test part Biology Chemistry Physics Mathematics Text comp.
Chemistry 0.780     
Physics 0.614 0.668    
Mathematics 0.468 0.533 0.615   
Text comp. 0.447 0.401 0.397 0.459  
SJT 0.103 0.048 0.063 0.114 0.330
c) Admission test 2012 (N = 1686)
Test part Biology Chemistry Physics Mathematics Text comp.
Chemistry 0.788     
Physics 0.670 0.732    
Mathematics 0.495 0.588 0.615   
Text comp. 0.461 0.466 0.414 0.438  
SJT 0.193 0.177 0.147 0.143 0.351
  1. *All correlation coefficients are significantly different from zero (P < 0.0001).