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Table 4 Background characteristics and National ITE scores(GIM & Subspecialty)

From: Predicting performance using background characteristics of international medical graduates in an inner-city university-affiliated Internal Medicine residency training program

#Characteristics Above US Median Below US Median P value
GIM ITE Scores
(Above median n = 32; Below median n = 19)
Male/Female (ratio)
(unadjusted analysis)
22:10 7: 12 < 0.05
#USMLE step I median (range) 85 (77–97) 82 (75–96) NS
USMLE step II Clinical skills median (range) 85.5 (75–93) 81 (76–87) NS
Sub-specialty ITE scores
(Above median n = 14; Below median n = 37)
Male/Female (ratio)
(unadjusted analysis)
11: 3 18: 19 NS
#USMLE step I median (range) 86.5 (76–97) 82.5 (75–90) < 0.05
USMLE step II Clinical skills median (range) 85.5 (75–93) 81 (76–87) < 0.05
  1. # All background characteristics except those shown in table here were not significantly associated with GIM or subspecialty scores (p = NS)