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Table 4 Results of multivariable linear regression model for STEP 2 score

From: Multivariable analysis of factors associated with USMLE scores across U.S. medical schools

Variable Parameter Estimate Standard Error P-value
Intercept 148.45 25.3 <.0001
Avg. STEP1 score 0.13 0.10 0.20
Median GPA 7.30 6.33 0.26
Median MCAT total score 1.10 0.33 0.0012
School type, Private vs. Public −0.99 0.94 0.30
Full-Time Faculty-Student Ratio −0.147 0.27 0.87
NIH Funds Granted to Medical School and Affiliated Hospitals in millions 0.002 0.0038 0.53
NIH Research Grant Funds Per Faculty Member in thousands −0.02 0.009 0.039
Residency Directors Assessment Score out of 5 1.61 2.56 0.53
Peer Assessment Score out of 5 −1.50 2.56 0.56