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Table 4 Multiple regression results for knowledge test performance in doctors under investigation

From: Are the General Medical Council’s Tests of Competence fair to long standing doctors? A retrospective cohort study

Regression in FtP R Adjusted R square R square change Sig F change ANOVA Coefficients
Model 1* 0.4 0.14 0.16 P = 0.001 F(3,94) = 5.95, p = 0.001 PMQ region B = −11.82, Beta = − 0.34, p = 0.008
Model 2** 0.51 0.22 0.09 P = 0.001 F(4,94) = 7.70, p < 0.001 PMQ region B = −9.78, Beta = −0.28, p = 0.001
       PMQ year B = 0.57, Beta = 0.32, p = 0.001
  1. *Model 1 variables: gender, ethnicity, qualification region.
  2. **Model 2 variables: gender, ethnicity, qualification region, qualification year.