Table 1 Characteristics of the students in Group A and Group B

From: Application and practice of a step-by-step method combined with case-based learning in Chinese otoendoscopy education

Characteristics GroupA(n = 28) GroupB(n = 31) P value
Gender    0.84
 Male 17(60.7 %) 18(58.1 %)  
 Female 11(39.3 %) 13(41.9 %)  
Age (Yrs.) 28.7 ± 1.6 29.3 ± 1.5 0.14
Degree    0.78
 Bachelor 11(39.3 %) 12(38.8 %)  
 Master 15(53.6 %) 18(58.1 %)  
 PhD 2(7.1 %) 1(3.1 %)  
Hospital level    0.90
 Class III hospital 10(35.7 %) 14(45.2 %)  
 Class II hospital 18(64.3 %) 17(54.8 %)  
Experience in otoendoscopic operation after graduation (Physician)    0.70
 0~1 year 8(28.6 %) 6(19.4 %)  
 1~2 years 17(60.7 %) 21(67.7 %)  
 > 2 years 3(10.7 %) 4(12.9 %)