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Table 5 Coefficients (simple and adjusted) from linear regression of mean UC scores from 1st year of medical school

From: Do students from public schools fare better in medical school than their colleagues from private schools? If so, what can we learn from this?

  Simple coefficients Adjusteda coefficients
β p β p
Secondary school type
 Public ref   ref  
 Private −0.550 < 0.001 −0.459 < 0.001
Secondary school with high grade inflation?
 No ref   ref  
 Yes −0.491 < 0.001 − 0.246 0.003
Student gender
 Male ref   ref  
 Female −0.010 0.867 −0.042 0.058
  1. aadjusted for type of secondary school (private vs. public), high grade inflation and student gender