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Table 1 SSC grades by allocated preference and gender

From: Impact of student choice on academic performance: cross-sectional and longitudinal observations of a student cohort

Gender Grade   Preference Total
1 2 3 4 or lower
Female A N 58 24 22 31 135
p=0.786   % 25.9% 19.5% 27.5% 24.2% 24.3%
  B N 108 60 39 61 268
   % 48.2% 48.8% 48.8% 47.7% 48.3%
  C or less N 58 39 19 36 152
   % 25.9% 31.7% 23.8% 28.1% 27.4%
  Total N 224 123 80 128 555
   % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Male A N 22 12 12 15 61
p=0.494   % 16.2% 18.2% 28.6% 17.6% 18.5%
  B N 61 30 19 44 154
   % 44.9% 45.5% 45.2% 51.8% 46.8%
  C or less N 53 24 11 26 114
   % 39.0% 36.4% 26.2% 30.6% 34.7%
  Total N 136 66 42 85 329
   % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Overall A N 80 36 34 46 196
p=0.566   % 22.2% 19.0% 27.9% 21.6% 22.2%
  B N 169 90 58 105 422
   % 46.9% 47.6% 47.5% 49.3% 47.7%
  C or less N 111 63 30 62 266
   % 30.8% 33.3% 24.6% 29.1% 30.1%
  Total N 360 189 122 213 884
   % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
  1. Student selected components: academic performance according to allocated preference, in females, males and overall.