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Table 5 Results of a multivariable regression of A level tariff score on sociodemographic category of applicant

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

WP predictor Coefficient (standardised) p 95% CI (standardised)
State school -.40 <.001 -.45 to - .36
Non-white -.30 <.001 -.36 to - .24
>20 years at application -.65 <.001 -.93 to - .37
Non-professional background -.17 .004 -.28 to - .05
Male sex .02 .42 -.03 to .07
EASL .01 .81 -.07 to .10
Intercept .33 <.001 .29 to .37
  1. Results of a multivariable Tobit regression of A level tariff score on sociodemographic category of medical or dental applicant (N = 8180).
  2. Regression coefficients and their 95% confidence intervals (derived via bootstrapping) are given as standardised scores (in SD units). Each unit is worth a tariff score of 45 points. Pseudo R2=.025, Log likelihood -11315.