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Table 4 A-levels in W and NW students (YCS).

From: The educational background and qualifications of UK medical students from ethnic minorities

  White Mean (SD) N Non-White Mean (SD) N Significance Effect size
Total number of points achieved at A level 17.71 (9.17) N = 2376 16.42 (9.15) N = 355 t = 2.474 p = .013 -.141
  White N (%) Non-White N(%)   Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Taking one or more A-levels (excluding General Studies) 4666/11273 = 41.4% 738/1777 = 41.5% χ2 = .012 (1) p = .911 OR = 1.01 (.91–1.11) d = .005
Taking one or more science A-levels 2701/11273 = 24.0% 515/1777 = 29.0% χ2 = 20.84 (1) p < .001 1.30 (1.16–1.45) d = .145
Taking A-level Chemistry 744/11273 = 6.6% 202/1776 = 11.4% χ2 = 51.98 (1) p < .001 1.82 (1.54–2.14) d = .331