Table 3.

Mean scores in the Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology course by grade category in the General Pathology course, year, and examination format

General PathologyOral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Number of studentsShort-AnswerMultiple-ChoiceOverall
2004–052005–062004–05 Mean ±SE2005–06 Mean ±SE2004–05† Mean ±SE2005–06 Mean ±SE2004–05† Mean ±SE2005–06 Mean ±SE
*2005–06 significantly different (P ≤ 0.05) from 2004–05.
†Retrospectively corrected for guessing.
A13792.7 ±1.292.1 ±1.191.3 ±0.591.9 ±1.292.0 ±0.792.0 ±1.0
B373585.9 ±1.086.7 ±0.884.9 ±0.885.7 ±0.885.4 ±0.886.1 ±0.7
C374177.0 ±1.081.9 ±1.0*75.4 ±0.880.2 ±0.8*76.2 ±0.881.0 ±0.8*
F105860.659.3