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Table 4 Proportion of high scoring candidates by category, 2014

From: GAMSAT: A 10-year retrospective overview, with detailed analysis of candidates’ performance in 2014

  N TES obs TES % TES exp TES obs/exp
Male 4262 1860 43.6% 1573 1.18
Female 5045 1574 31.2% 1861 0.85
<21 2435 1082 44.4% 898 1.20
21-24 4357 1658 38.1% 1608 1.03
25-29 1594 464 29.1% 588 0.79
30-34 565 146 25.8% 208 0.70
35-39 211 53 25.1% 78 0.68
>39 145 31 21.4% 54 0.58
English 6624 2678 40.4% 2444 1.10
LOTE 2683 756 28.2% 990 0.76
Bachelor 7729 2873 37.2% 2852 1.01
Honours 878 384 43.7% 324 1.19
Masters 573 132 23.0% 211 0.62
Doctorate 127 45 35.4% 47 0.96
Biological Sciences 3102 1249 40.3% 1145 1.09
Human Biosciences 2113 967 45.8% 780 1.24
All Health-related 2543 646 25.5% 935 0.69
All non-health-related 1558 572 36.7% 575 1.00
All Health-related (exc Nurs and OS Med) 2051 597 29.1% 757 0.79
ALL 9307 3434 36.9% 3434 1.00
  1. TES: Typical Entry Score; TES obs: Observed number of candidates with a TES;
  2. TES exp: number of TES expected (i.e. whole sample TES ratio × group size = 36.9% × group size).
  3. NOTE: proportions in bold are for the highest sub-group in their demographic variable.