From: Predicting academic outcomes in an Australian graduate entry medical programme
WAM overall (N=219) | WAM bridging (N=421) | WAM year 3 (N=414) | WAM year 4 (N=344) | WAM year 5 (N=276) | WAM year 6 (N=219) | ||
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Age (yr) | Beta | −0.205 | −0.149 | −0.120 | −0.150 | −0.269 | −0.132 |
P value | 0.002 | 0.001 | 0.009 | 0.004 | <0.001 | 0.057 | |
Sex (F=0/M=1) | Beta | −0.081 | −0.131 | ||||
P value | 0.071 | 0.018 | |||||
GPA at entry | Beta | 0.277 | 0.347 | 0.354 | 0.287 | 0.138 | 0.139 |
P value | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.012 | 0.035 | |
Interview score | Beta | 0.151 | 0.142 | ||||
P value | 0.012 | 0.030 | |||||
Health/Allied health background | Beta | 0.264 | 0.165 | 0.192 | 0.278 | 0.267 | 0.255 |
P value | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | |
Humanities/Law/Business/Commerce background | Beta | −0.189 | −0.122 | −0.128 | −0.126 | ||
P value | 0.004 | 0.006 | 0.026 | 0.068 | |||
Physical sciences background | Beta | ||||||
P value | |||||||
Rural entry | Beta | 0.108 | 0.128 | ||||
P value | 0.083 | 0.014 | |||||
IRSAD decile (0=1-8, 1=9-10) | Beta | 0.122 | 0.105 | 0.132 | 0.094 | 0.093 | |
P value | 0.042 | 0.011 | 0.002 | 0.062 | 0.080 | ||
GAMSAT 1: Reasoning in the humanities and social sciences | Beta | 0.140 | 0.116 | 0.228 | 0.133 | ||
P value | 0.045 | 0.034 | <0.001 | 0.051 | |||
GAMSAT 2: Written communication | Beta | 0.150 | 0.154 | 0.142 | |||
P value | 0.026 | 0.001 | 0.002 | ||||
GAMSAT 3: Reasoning in the biological and physical sciences | Beta | 0.218 | 0.242 | 0.213 | 0.116 | 0.119 | |
P value | 0.002 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.039 | 0.056 | ||
R ^{2} | 31.5% | 30.5% | 26.0% | 19.1% | 27.3% | 13.2% |