Table 2: Association between questions.

Q8. A standardized letter of recommendation would improve the overall selection process. value* value**
Scales 1–3Scales 4-5

Q1. The current letters of recommendation are valuable predictors of resident performance.Scales 1–38100.17961.0000
Scales 4-546

Q5. Increasing the objective nature of the letters of recommendation would be valuable in comparing candidates.Scales 1–3410.03910.1331
Scales 4-5815

*McNemar’s test was used.
**Fisher’s exact test was used.