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Table 4 Ordered logistic regression analysis of student performance on Foundation School preference awarded.

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

Foundation School Preference as outcome Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Course    P = 0.8224
Medicine MBBS Ref Ref  
Extended MBBS 1.00 (0.27 to 3.70)  
Graduate MBBS 1.61 (0.33 to 7.80)  
Year    P = 0.0357
2007/8 Ref Ref  
2008/9 0.58 (0.35 to 0.97)  
Year 1 result 1.07 (1.03 to 1.11) P = 0.0003
Graduate    P = 0.3933
No Ref Ref  
Yes 1.44 (0.61 to 3.39)  
Intercalation    P = 0.0220
Did not Intercalate Ref Ref  
Intercalated: Internal 2.18 (1.20 to 3.98)  
Intercalated: External 0.97 (0.37 to 2.53)  
  1. Choice of Foundation School awarded 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.