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Table 2 Comparisons of average GPA and NCEE score between groups

From: Predictors of first-year GPA of medical students: a longitudinal study of 1285 matriculates in China

Variable Variable value N NCEE score First-year GPA
  Mean (SD) t p Mean (SD) t p
Gender Female 773 587.51 (22.90) -0.21 0.836 78.26 (4.73) 7.65 0.000
  Male 512 587.76 (20.00)    75.91 (5.79)   
Ethnicity Minority 32 554.79 (33.65) -5.63 0.000 75.74 (5.29) -1.71 0.087
  Han 1253 588.45 (20.75)    77.36 (5.30)   
Residence Urban 686 586.10 (22.02) -2.68 0.007 77.39 (5.46) 0.51 0.612
  Rural 599 589.35 (21.40)    77.24 (5.12)   
NCEE Repetition Repeater 131 595.92 (25.90) 3.94 0.000 76.51 (5.42) -1.85 0.065
  Non-repeater 1154 586.67 (21.07)    77.41 (5.28)   
Parental Education First-generation 1013 587.72 (20.87) 0.30 0.762 77.16 (5.19) -2.11 0.035
  Non-first-generation 272 587.22 (24.94)    77.92 (5.64)   
Parental annual income ≤ RMB$40,000 940 588.12 (21.25) -0.98 0.327 77.36 (5.22) -0.45 0.655
  >RMB$40,000 308 586.72 (23.29)    77.20 (5.58)