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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of the Program Characteristics Categorized by Mean Pass Rates (N = 185)

From: Scholarly research productivity is not related to higher three-year licensure pass rates for physical therapy academic programs

Variable Full Sample 100 % 3 Year Federation Pass Rate <100 % Federation Pass Rate P value
Mean (SD)/Frequency (N = 185) Mean (SD)/Frequency (N = 107) Mean (SD)/Frequency (N = 78)
Carnegie Status 4 = Bachelors 1 = Bachelors 3 = Bachelors 0.06
76 = Masters 25 = Masters 51 = Masters
20 = Doctoral 12 = Doctoral 8 = Doctoral
59 = Research 29 = Research 30 = Research
26 = Special Focus 11 = Special Focus 15 = Special Focus
Geographic Region 30 = East North Central 16 = East North Central 14 = East North Central 0.23
10 = East South Central 4 = East South Central 6 = East South Central
38 = Middle Atlantic 10 = Middle Atlantic 28 = Middle Atlantic
9 = Mountain 4 = Mountain 5 = Mountain
14 = New England 5 = New England 9 = New England
16 = Pacific 10 = Pacific 6 = Pacific
31 = South Atlantic 16 = South Atlantic 15 = South Atlantic
21 = West North Central 8 = West North Central 13 = West North Central
16 = West South Central 5 = West South Central 11 = West South Central
Public or Private Status 86 = Private 28 = Private 58 = Private 0.01
99 = Public 50 = Public 49 = Public
University Type 63 = AHSC 33 = AHSC 30 = AHSC 0.16
114 = LA 43 = LA 71 = LA
3 = Osteopathic 0 = Osteopathic 3 = Osteopathic
4 = Professional 2 = Professional 2 = Professional
1 = Technical 0 = Technical 1 = Technical
University Size 31 = X-Large 19 = X-Large 12 = X-Large 0.12
42 = Large 17 = Large 25 = Large
38 = Medium 17 = Medium 21 = Medium
65 = Small 21 = Small 44 = Small
9 = X-Small 4 = X-Small 5 = X-Small
Cohort Size 41.94 (15.68) 40.62 (15.52) 42.91 (15.80) 0.33
GPA of Program 3.48 (0.30) 3.57 (0.14) 3.42 (0.36) <0.01
Average Age of Class 24.02 (1.63) 23.95 (1.34) 24.06 (1.82) 0.67
Racial Diversity of Program (%) 16.12 (17.60) 12.93 (12.47) 18.44 (20.29) 0.04
Number of Programmatic Faculty 10.72 (4.18) 11.20 (4.82) 10.37 (3.83) 0.19
  1. AHSC Allied Health Science Centre, LA Liberal Arts, GPA grade point average, X-large Extra large, X-small Extra small