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Table 2 Multivariate linear regression analysis of student exam performance.

From: The effect of an intercalated BSc on subsequent academic performance

Year 5 result as outcome Coefficient 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Course    P < 0.00001
Medicine MBBS Ref Ref  
Extended MBBS -4.25 (-6.30 to -2.21)  
Graduate MBBS 1.97 (0.42 to 3.52)  
Year    P < 0.00001
2006/7 Ref Ref  
2007/8 -1.80 (-2.54 to -1.06)  
2008/9 -0.81 (-1.54 to -0.08)  
Year 1 result 0.39 (0.35 to 0.43) P < 0.00001
Graduate    P = 0.6334
No Ref Ref  
Yes 0.23 (-0.73 to 1.19)  
Intercalation    P = 0.0041
Did not Intercalate Ref Ref  
Intercalated: Internal 1.27 (0.52 to 2.02)  
Intercalated: External 0.79 (-0.58 to 2.16)  
  1. Year 5 result was used as the outcome to examine the effect of intercalation. The model was adjusted for baseline Year 1 results, graduate status, year of graduation, and course type.