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Table 2 DP values across school years

From: The development of a brief and objective method for evaluating moral sensitivity and reasoning in medical students

  DP2 DP3 DP4 DP4.5 DP5
1st year (n = 50) 3.4 (5.4) 23.0 (17.9)* 20.8 (12.6)* 3.5 (6.0) 49.3 (18.2)
2nd year (n = 43) 3.0 (7.3) 17.4 (13.7) 15.6 (13.6) 5.1 (7.1) 51.2 (16.3)
3rd year (n = 49) 3.1 (6.0) 15.6 (13.6) 26.5 (15.9) 5.7 (7.9) 49.1 (16.3)
4th year (n = 52) 3.8 (6.7) 20.7 (15.3) 19.0 (10.4) 3.4 (6.3) 53.2 (17.0)
5th year (n = 47) 4.3 (6.5) 15.2 (13.5) 27.1 (12.5) 4.8 (8.1) 48.6 (15.2)
6th year (n = 51) 5.1 (7.0) 19.0 (13.2) 24.5 (14.1) 4.5 (7.1) 46.9 (16.9)
residents (n = 66) 2.3 (6.5) 14.8 (13.6) 27.0 (14.9) 6.2 (8.8) 49.7 (19.8)
  [NS] [p < 0.05] [p < 0.01 ] [NS] [NS]
  1. Data are shown by mean percentage with standard deviation in parenthesis. DP3: F(6, 351) = 2.37, p < 0.05, DP4: F(6,351) = 2.98, p < 0.01 by one-way ANOVA. * indicates significant vs. 3rd year, 5th year, and residents by Tukey's test (p < 0.05)