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Table 4 Regression analysis (standardised β-coefficients)

From: Selection into medical school: from tools to domains

  Year 5 written exam Year 5 OSCE Year 5 aggregate mark
Domain 1
 UMAT section 1 (“Logical reasoning and problem solving”) 0.132** 0.195** 0.193**
 Overall contribution 0.132** 0.195** 0.193**
Domain 2
 UMAT section 2 (“Understanding people”) 0.077** 0.159** 0.146**
 Overall contribution 0.077** 0.159** 0.146**
Domain 3
 Human biology course 0.102 0.188** 0.175**
 Biochemistry course 0.136* 0.086 0.121
 Cellular biology course 0.160** 0.030 0.089
 Chemistry course −0.040 −0.218** −0.166
 Physics course −0.060 −0.026 −0.047
 Epidemiology and public health course 0.106 −0.054 0.009
 Overall contribution 0.404** 0.006** 0.181**
Domain 4
 Communication skills course 0.056 0.177** 0.148**
 Overall contribution 0.056 0.177* 0.148**
 Overall model R2 0.206 0.183 0.213
  1. * = p < 0.05, ** = p < 0.01, significance calculated from partial F-test