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Table 1 Overview of study design

From: A randomised trial of the influence of racial stereotype bias on examiners’ scores, feedback and recollections in undergraduate clinical exams

  Instructions Performancesa Lexical decision task Recollection Demographics Debrief
Group K+/C– K–/C+ Mixed Mixed
Stereotype-consistent Asian1 White1 Asian2 Asian
Stereotype-inconsistent White1 Asian1 White2 White
  1. aOrder of performance was counterbalanced within groups (half of each group saw K+/C–, K–/C+, mixed; the other half saw mixed, K–/C+, K+/C–)
  2. K+ good knowledge demonstrated in performance, K– poor knowledge demonstrated
  3. C+ good communication demonstrated in performance, C– poor communication demonstrated