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Table 1 Comparison of mean ASSIST scores among preclinical, clinical and postgraduate groups

From: Learning styles and approaches to learning among medical undergraduates and postgraduates

  Pre clinical vs clinical Pre clinical vs post graduates Clinical vs post graduates
Deep approach [DA] 57.11 Vs 55.92 57.11 Vs 61.15 55.92 Vs 61.15
p = 0.4558 p = 0.0128* p = 0.0058*
Surface Apathetic approach [SAA] 50.93 Vs 66.28 50.93 Vs 50.06 66.28 Vs 50.06
p = 0.6356 p = 0.6858 p = 0.9450
Strategic approach [SA] 68.99 Vs 66.28 68.99 Vs 73.91 66.28 Vs 73.91
  p = 0.2644 p = 0.0338* p = 0.0064*
  1. Mean scores for the learning approaches were individually calculated for each of the three groups and compared using Student’s T-test; *indicates statistically significant difference ay p < 0.05.