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Table 4 Mutually adjusted associations (multiple regression analyses) between UKCAT total, total science score and interview score and composite course performance indicators* in models with and without adjustment for confounders – beta (95% confidence intervals, significance) and R 2

From: Predictive power of UKCAT and other pre-admission measures for performance in a medical school in Glasgow: a cohort study

  Educational performance measure Honours & commendation#
  Beta (95% CIs) (sig) Beta (95% CIs) (sig)
Mutually adjusted       
UKCAT – Total score 0.209 (0.065-0.352) (0.005) 0.250 (0.106-0.394) (0.001)
Total Science Score 0.098 (-0.047-0.243) (0.185) 0.049 (-0.096-0.195) (0.505)
Interview score# 0.152 (0.010-0.295) (0.037) 0.128 (-0.015-0.272) (0.079)
Model R 2 0.081 0.082
Mutually adjusted and also adjusted for gender, age, ethnicity & deprivation
UKCAT – Total score 0.209 (0.065-0.353) (0.005) 0.218 (0.070-0.366) (0.004)
Total science score 0.224 (0.057-0.391) (0.009) 0.117 (-0.055-0.289) (0.183)
Interview score# 0.125 (-0.018-0.267) (0.086) 0.105 (-0.042-0.252) (0.159)
Model R 2 0.162 0.117
  1. *All pre-admission and course performance measures standardised as z-scores.
  2. #Honours & Commendation and interview scores transformed to reduce skew prior to standardisation.