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Table 3 Description of the quantitative variables of the population (n = 242) and univariate analysis of the predictive factors associated with a better ranking of the Reims students at the 2015 NRE

From: Predictive factors of success at the French National Ranking Examination (NRE): a retrospective study of the student performance from a French medical school

VariablesnMean rank (± SD)rdp
Mean age (year)24225.2 (± 1.5)0.41<  0.0001
Mean rank in first year1207122 (± 73)0.29<  0.0001
Mean results at the CSCT2 (in points)230573 (± 67)−0.80<  0.0001
Mean rank (SD) at the CSCT2230116 (± 67)0.80<  0.0001
White NRE (sixth year)a
 Median number of white NRE completeda1563 (range: 0–6)− 0.44<  0.0001
 Mean results at Hippocrate white NRE January 20153,b97449 (± 101)−0.73<  0.0001
 Mean rank at Hippocrate white NRE January 20153,b972699 (± 1023)0.79<  0.0001
 Mean results at Hippocrate white NRE March 20153,c63557 (± 123)−0.79<  0.0001
 Mean results at Hippocrate white NRE March 20153,c631812 (± 1053)0.75<  0.0001
  1. 1One student entered the second cycle of medical studies with a counter-equivalence and did not attend the first year ranking exam. SD: standard-deviation. 2CSCT: French certificate of clinical synthesis and therapeutics. 3Hippocrate-ECN conference, Faculté Dauphine, Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris. aUnknown: n = 80 (33%); bUnknown: n = 50 (21%); cUnknown: n = 59 (25%). da negative correlation coefficient r was associated with a better ranking
  2. boldface entries are statistically significant with a p < 0.05