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Table 5 Background characteristics and Fellowship

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

Characteristics (units) Fellowship pursuing residents
(n = 8)
Others
(n = 43)
P value
Age, median (range) in years 33 (31 – 39) 35 (31–47) NS
Male/Female (ratio) 4:4 25: 18 NS
Marital status (unmarried/married) 6: 2 27:16 NS
Asian/Others 4/4 26/17 NS
#USMLE step I median (range) 85 (76–97) 85 (75–96) NS
USMLE step II Clinical skills median (range) 82.5 (80–92) 82 (75–93) NS
Time from medical school to residency, median (range) in years 5 (3 – 14) 5 (1–17) NS
Visa status 7 38 NS
Pre-GME Clinical Experience (n) 7 36 NS
Pre-GME Research Experience (n) 5 29 NS
US Externship (n) 1 13 NS
Pre-GME Awards (n) 5 21 NS
Fellowship aspirants (n) 7 5 < 0.05
GME Research (n) 7 12 < 0.05