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Table 5 Performance of Examinees Taking USMLE Step II Clinical Knowledge (CK) for First Time in The Years 2007-08, '08-09 and '09-10 (Students from the Classes of 2008, 09 and 10)

From: Medical education and research environment in Qatar: a new epoch for translational research in the Middle East

  WCMC-Q* US**
Number Tested 45*** 53505
Number Passing 43 51525
Percent Passing 96 96
  1. P value = 0.683 (Fisher's exact)
  2. *Several students from the Classes of 2008, 09 and 10 have/had taken leave of absence for personal reasons or for pursuing research. Therefore the number of students who were tested that appear in the Tables 4a and 4b do not match with the numbers of graduating students in the Table 3
  3. **Source: Weill Cornell Medical College, Registrar's Office.
  4. ***There were three additional students who passed their USMLE CK; however, our Office does not have a record of the dates when they took the examination, and therefore, are excluded from the number tested.