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Table 4 Proportions of each statement type marked as true, by group, within the recognition test of memory

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


Proportion of statements marked “True” (95% CIs)

Statement type:

Group A (recalling Asian student)

Group B (recalling white student)

Real statements


69% (65–73%)

68% (64–71%)


75% (7179%)

78% (7581%)

Invented statements


29% (24–33%)

32% (27–36%)


34% (31–36%)

37% (34–40%)

  1. Theorised comparisons are highlighted in boldface and are non-significant