Table 2: Undergraduate plastic surgery teaching.
(a) Method for plastic surgery teaching

OptionsMcGill % ()Birmingham % ()χ2, valueNon-medical staff % ()χ2, value

Seminars23.61 (17)25.73 (44)NS40.48 (68)10.91,
Clinical attachment56.94 (41)36.84 (63)8.363, 64.29 (108)18.36,
Lectures61.11 (44)38.01 (65)10.93, 50 (84)NS
Problem based learning15.72 (11)13.45 (23)NS36.9 (62)29.13,
Research project11.11 (8)8.12 (14)NS27.38 (46)42.41,
Optional module54.17 (39)61.4 (105)NS42.86 (72)NS

(b) Duration for an optional module in plastic surgery

Weeks McGill % ()Birmingham % ()χ2, valueNon-medical staff % ()χ2, value

0–269.44 (50)76.74 (132)NS7.14 (12)182.96,
3-430.56 (22)21.64 (37)NS30.36 (51)NS
5-60%1.17 (2)NS61.9 (104)193.63,