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Table 8 Significance of each predictor to first-year academic success

From: Predictive validity of the National Benchmark Test and National Senior Certificate for the academic success of first-year medical students at one South African university

VariableB [95% CI]βSig
Model 1
NBT Mathematics0.177 [0.146, 0.207]0.3320.000**
NBT Academic Literacy0.142 [0.095, 0.190]0.1740.000**
NBT Quantitative Literacy0.078 [0.037, 0.120]0.1240.000**
Model 2
NBT Mathematics0.009 [−0.024, 0.041]0.0160.596
NBT Academic Literacy0.171 [0.125, 0.216]0.2080.000**
NBT Quantitative Literacy0.068 [0.032, 0.104]0.1070.000**
English0.081 [0.019, 0.144]0.0670.011*
Maths0.263 [0.193, 0.333]0.2560.000**
Life Sciences0.199 [0.118, 0.280]0.1370.000**
Physical Science0.177 [0.116, 0.238]0.1900.000**
  1. CI confidence interval.
  2. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.000