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Table 4 Correlation matrix between UKCAT scores and Theme averages for the first two years

From: The value of the UK Clinical Aptitude Test in predicting pre-clinical performance: a prospective cohort study at Nottingham Medical School

   UKCAT VR UKCAT QR UKCAT AR UKCAT DA UKCAT Total Theme A average Theme B average Theme C average Theme D average Theme D OSCE average
UKCAT VR Pearson Correlation 1          
  Sig. (2-tailed)           
  N 204          
UKCAT QR Pearson Correlation .221** 1         
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.002          
  N 204 204         
UKCAT AR Pearson Correlation 0.116 .199** 1        
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.100 0.004         
  N 203 203 203 †        
UKCAT DA Pearson Correlation .157* .190** .264** 1       
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.025 0.007 <0.001        
  N 204 204 203 204       
UKCAT Total Pearson Correlation .557** .546** .625** .720** 1      
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001       
  N 204 204 203 204 204      
Theme A average Pearson Correlation .189** .240** 0.038 0.06 .211** 1     
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.008 0.001 0.597 0.396 0.003      
  N 199 199 198 199 199 199     
Theme B average Pearson Correlation 0.133 .152* 0.003 0.036 0.126 .886** 1    
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.063 0.032 0.961 0.619 0.078 <0.001     
  N 198 198 197 198 198 198 198    
Theme C average Pearson Correlation .319** 0.073 0.117 0.066 .232** .566** .528** 1   
  Sig. (2-tailed) <0.001 0.308 0.102 0.352 0.001 <0.001 <0.001    
  N 199 199 198 199 199 199 198 199   
Theme D average Pearson Correlation 0.003 0.018 -0.028 -.155* -0.085 .367** .463** .463** 1  
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.972 0.798 0.694 0.030 0.237 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001   
  N 196 196 195 196 196 196 196 196 196  
Theme D OSCE average Pearson Correlation 0.039 0.066 0 -0.085 -0.014 .274** .336** .375** .704** 1
  Sig. (2-tailed) 0.584 0.361 0.991 0.239 0.849 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001  
  N 195 195 194 195 195 195 195 195 195 195
  1. VR = Verbal Reasoning; QR = Quantitative Reasoning; AR = Abstract Reasoning; DA = Decision Analysis. †1 student had no score provided for Abstract Reasoning, reason unknown