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Table 3 Selection factors by current site of practice in urban background subjects

From: Medical student selection criteria and socio-demographic factors as predictors of ultimately working rurally after graduation

  Current site of practice N Mean ± SEM P value (Unpaired T-Test)
Academic entry score (ATAR) Urban 587 98.98 ± 0.04 0.210
  Rural 43 98.80 ± 0.16  
Interview score Urban 587 28.0 ± 0.2 0.731
  Rural 43 28.3 ± 0.7  
Total UMAT Percentile score Urban 587 84.8 ± 0.5 0.068
  Rural 43 81.6 ± 1.7  
UMAT-1 Percentile score Urban 586 77.4 ± 2.7 0.366
  Rural 43 79.9 ± 0.7  
UMAT-2 Percentile score Urban 586 72.8 ± 0.9 0.757
  Rural 43 71.8 ± 3.0  
UMAT-3 Percentile score Urban 586 78.1 ± 0.8 0.046
  Rural 43 69.6 ± 4.1  
  1. Significant P values are in bold-faced type.