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Table 5 Multivariate Analysis of Intercalated Student Performance versus non-intercalated student's performance for different assessment types (all models were based on 861 students)

From: An intercalated BSc degree is associated with higher marks in subsequent medical school examinations

Assessment Type Exam
(Year)
Mark Band1 Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted2odds ratio (95% CI) P-value Nagelkerke R2 for adjusted model
Written WR4
(4)
1 5.95
(2.71–13.05)
5.17
(2.03–13.13)
< 0.001 0.394
   2 2.19
(1.17–4.10)
1.69
(0.85–3.38)
0.137  
OSCE OSCE4
(4)
1 2.97
(1.39–6.34)
2.91
(1.28–6.62)
0.001 0.166
   2 1.69
(0.94–3.06)
1.48
(0.80–2.74)
0.217  
  OSCE5
(5)
1 2.41
(1.12–5.17)
2.09
(0.92–4.75)
0.079 0.164
   2 1.17
(0.60–2.29)
1.07
(0.53–2.16)
0.844  
Essay JP4
(4)
1 1.03
(0.20–5.24)
1.04
(0.19–5.76)
0.966 0.050
   2 0.72
(0.15–3.51)
0.70
(0.13–3.68)
0.972  
  JP5:1
(5)
1 4.82
(1.78–13.04)
5.13
(1.85–14.23)
0.010 0.057
   2 2.51
(0.99–6.37)
2.40
(0.93–6.20)
0.071  
  JP5:2
(5)
1 1.10
(0.35–3.49)
0.78
(0.23–2.66)
0.689 0.068
   2 0.73
(0.24–2.25)
0.53
(0.16–1.74)
0.294  
  1. 1 Mark bands were CAS marks 0–11 (base group); 1 = CAS marks 12–17; 2 = CAS marks 18–20
  2. 2 Adjusted for maturity, gender, cohort and baseline performance in the 3rd year of the matching exam type