Dr Periea Kiran Nazeer, Dr Tooba Nisar, Dr Naila Afzal
Aim: To investigate the relationship between socio-demographic factors and clinical competences among senior medical students at SIMS and to identify the most important determinant of clinical incompetence among medical students. Place and Duration: Among the Medical Students of Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore for one-year duration from April 2019 to April 2020. Methods: This was a follow-up study conducted in adult population and senior medical students. In this total 100 people were recruited for the study (60 cases and 40 controls). Simple random sampling was performed. Overall, 50% of all subjects were male and 50% female (Fig. 1). 50% are hostels and 50% none hostel. Hostilities Data has been collected and analyzed by SPSS. The analysis was performed using Epi-info and SPSS. Results: In total, 100 students (60 cases and 40 controls) were recruited for the study. Overall, 50% of all subjects were male and 50% female. In the two-dimensional analysis, socio-demographic factors significantly related to clinical competences included: theoretical overload, failure of the previous exam, hesitation and lack of recognition. Keywords: clinical competences, case-control study, determinants, medical students.