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Table 4 A level attainment and UKCAT performance according to the four main ethnic groups

From: Comparison of the sensitivity of the UKCAT and A Levels to sociodemographic characteristics: a national study

Reported ethnicity Mean UKCAT score (SD) Mean A level tariff (best of three (SD))
White (N = 5078) 2592.9 (182.8) 356.1 (41.6)
Chinese (N = 256) 2566.4 (194.2) 366.3 (40.9)
Mixed (N = 265) 2561.4 (203.4) 350.3 (44.3)
Asian (N = 1997) 2513.9 (192.0) 342.7 (49.4)
Other (N = 232) 2496.4 (171.8) 342.3 (50.6)
Black (N = 352) 2426.0 (186.9) 320.6 (53.4)
  1. A level attainment (best of three grades) and UKCAT performance (total score) according to the four main ethnic groups.