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Table 1 Item analysis for junior and senior students

From: Validation of the 5-item doctor-patient communication competency instrument for medical students (DPCC-MS) using two years of assessment data

Students Item Discrimination Mean Std Min. Max.
Junior 1 .39 3.56 .50 2.00 4.00
  2 .61 3.19 .40 3.00 4.00
  3 .53 3.27 .45 2.00 4.00
  4 .54 3.15 .36 3.00 4.00
  5 .58 3.19 .39 2.00 4.00
Senior 1 .53 3.34 .47 2.00 4.00
  2 .68 3.13 .34 2.00 4.00
  3 .68 3.16 .37 2.00 4.00
  4 .62 3.14 .35 3.00 4.00
  5 .67 3.14 .35 3.00 4.00
  1. Std standard deviation, Min minimum, Max maximum