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Table 1 Variables entered in regression models for the study

From: Predicting academic outcomes in an Australian graduate entry medical programme

Entry scores Demographics Outcome measures
Grade Point Average (GPA) value on a continuous 7-point scale Age in years Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of all core units completed
GAMSAT overall score Sex (0 = F, 1 = M) WAM of all core units in the bridging course
GAMSAT Section 1 Background discipline: WAM of all core units in Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6
Reasoning in the Humanities and social sciences (0 = No, 1 = Yes) Weighting was according to the size of the units and all results were recorded as percentages.
GAMSAT Section 2 • Health/Allied health  
Written communication • Humanities/Law/Business/Commerce  
GAMSAT Section 3 • Physical sciences  
Reasoning in the biological and physical sciences Index of relative socioeconomic advantage & disadvantage decile  
Interview score (0 = 1st-8th Decile, 1 = 9th-10th Decile)  
  Rural entry (0 = No, 1 = Yes)