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Table 4 Five year completed cohort 2002–2006 (excluding transfer students)

From: Medical School Attrition-Beyond the Statistics A Ten Year Retrospective Study

Variable Dropout no. Transfers Completed no. Total no. RR, 95% CIs p-value
Nationality 34 6 597 637 - -
Irish + EU * 11 1 324 336 Reference -
North American 3 4 66 73 1.32 (0.38, 4.62) 0.756
Malaysia + Singapore 7 0 142 149   
Kuwait + UAE 11 0 43 54   
Other 2 1 22 25   
Gender 34 6 597 637   
Female 16 2 353 371 Reference  
Male 18 4 244 266 1.58 (0.82, 3.05) 0.165
Program 19 0 594 613   
School-leaver (DE) 3 2 188 193 Reference  
Graduate-Entry 0 1 20 21 0.51 (0.15, 1.69) 0.26
Total 22 3 802 827   
  1. UAE United Arab Emirates, DE Direct Entry.