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Table 3 Distribution of errors in assessment of clinical case by grade and specialty

From: Knowledge of Glasgow coma scale by air-rescue physicians

Grade Specialty n Errors in numbers Errors in %
Registrar (n = 40) Anesthesia 29 15 51.7
  Internal medicine 4 2 50
p = 0.095* General practice 6 1 16.7
  Others 1 1 100
  Total 40 19 47.5
Fellow (n= 36) Anesthesia 27 10 37
  Internal medicine 7 1 14.3
p = 0.671* General practice 1 0 0
  Others 1 1 100
  Total 36 12 33.3
Consultant (n= 8) Anesthesia 7 0 0
  Internal medicine 1 0 0
p = 0.025* General practice 0 0 0
  Others 0 0 0
  Total 8 0 0
Private practice (n= 19) Anesthesia 0 0 0
  Internal medicine 5 2 40
p = 1.00* General practice 12 5 41.7
  Others 2 0 0
  Total 19 7 36.8
  1. *: p-value of each individual grade-category versus the others