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Table 2 Summary statistics for key variables

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

  N Mean ± SEM or % of total N
Demographic variables   
Age (yr) 421 25.7 ± 0.3
Sex (Female/Male) 421 56.3%/43.7%
Rural entry (No/Yes) 421 81.5%/18.5%
Index of relative socioeconomic advantage & disadvantage decile (Bottom 8 deciles/Top 2 deciles) 417 36.8%/62.2%
Discipline background:   
   Biological sciences 421 63.7%
   Health/Allied health 421 21.1%
   Humanities/Law/Business/Commerce 421 8.8%
   Physical sciences 421 6.4%
Entry scores   
GPA 421 6.38 ± 0.02
Interview score 421 27.3 ± 0.3
Total GAMSAT score 421 61.8 ± 0.3
GAMSAT 1 score (Reasoning in the humanities and social sciences) 421 60.1 ± 0.3
GAMSAT 2 score (Written communication) 421 62.2 ± 0.4
GAMSAT 3 score (Reasoning in the biological and physical sciences) 421 62.2 ± 0.4
Outcome variables   
WAM core units levels 2-6 219 70.1 ± 0.3
WAM level 2 bridging course 421 72.4 ± 0.4
WAM level 3 414 72.8 ± 0.4
WAM level 4 344 72.1 ± 0.3
WAM level 5 276 73.0 ± 0.3
WAM level 6 219 73.0 ± 0.3