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Table 2 The adjusted odds ratio (OR) for passing PACES at first attempt for female candidates compared to male candidates, and black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates compared to white candidates, after adjusting for all other variables (see text for details)

From: Passing MRCP (UK) PACES: a cross-sectional study examining the performance of doctors by sex and country

Variable Adjusted OR 95% CI P-value
UK graduates (N = 3574)
 Female 1.18 1.03-1.35 0.02
 BME 0.60 0.52-0.69 < 0.0001
Non-UK graduates registered with the GMC (N = 1067)
 Female 1.47 1.11-1.94 < 0.01
 BME 0.66 0.47-0.91 0.01
Non-UK graduates not registered with the GMC (N = 2179)
 Female 1.99 1.65-2.39 < 0.0001
 BME 0.53 0.35-0.80 < 0.0001
  1. Separate analyses performed for UK graduates, non-UK graduates registered with the General Medical Council (GMC), and non-UK graduates not registered with the GMC