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Table 6 Significant, independent sociodemographic predictors of standardised UKCAT total score from a multivariable linear regression (N = 8,180)

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 -.31 <.001 -.36 to - .27
Non-white -.36 <.001 -41 to - .31
>20 years at application -.40 .001 -.65 to - .16
Non-professional background -.17 .001 -.26 to - .08
Male sex .18 <.001 .14 to .22
EASL -.23 <.001 -.30 to - .17
Intercept .27 <.001 .23 to .31
  1. Regression coefficients and their 95% confidence intervals and are given in parenthesis as standardised scores (in SD units). Each unit is worth approximately 200 UKCAT points. Pseudo R2 = .088, MSE = .96.