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Table 2 Differences between times of assessment on personality traits.

From: Self-report personality tests and medical school selection

Total
  Baseline assessment Follow-up assessment Cohen’s d p
Personality traits Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Openness to experience 33.1 (3.89) 32.9 (4.38) −0.036 0.781
Conscientiousness 40.3 (5.06) 38.5 (5.48) −0.297 0.026
Extraversion 34.2 (4.88) 33.6 (4.52) −0.123 0.338
Agreeableness 36.76 (4.42) 36.87 (3.97) −0.007 0.953
Neuroticism 17.0 (6.93) 18.5 (6.90) 0.216 0.088