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Statistics

2020

Certification  
All Candidates 83%
First Time Candidates 86%
Repeat Candidates 65%
ABIM-certified 84%
ABP-certified 84%
ABIM/ABP-certified 87%
USA/Canadian Medical
School Graduates
85%
Foreign Medical
School Graduates
78%


CAP Progress Comparison 2018 Block 1 2018 Block 2 2019 Block 1 2019 Block 2 2020 Block 1
Completed CAP 2835 3066 3237 3315 3271
Above 80% 2635 2935 3130 3294 3227
Below 80% 200 131 107 81 44
Min Score 80% 75% 55% 50% 50%
Max Score 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Avg Score 93% 93% 94% 94% 93%
Incompletes 321 791 961 691 72
Average time to answer article-based questions 1 minute 20 seconds 1 minute 2 seconds 1 minute 23 seconds 1 minute 6 seconds 1 minute 16 seconds
Average time to answer core questions 1 minute 34 seconds 1 minute 47 seconds 1 minute 20 seconds 1 minute 34 seconds 1 minute 28 seconds


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