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Table 1 Characteristics of OHS cohort upon entry into program (N = 129). Mean ± SD or %

From: Predicting professional school performance with a unique lens: are there other cognitive predictors?

Age24 ± 2
Gender
 Female72 (56%)
 Male57 (44%)
Race / Ethnicity
 African American10 (8%)
 Asian35 (27%)
 Latino/Hispanic26 (20%)
 Native American1 (< 1%)
 White57 (44%)
Undergraduate School Rigor
 Low23 (17%)
 Mid51 (40%)
 High55 (43%)
Undergraduate Major
 Biology, Chemistry, Physiology92 (71%)
 Health Sciences12 (9%)
 Anthropology, Human Behavior6 (5%)
 Engineering, Math3 (2%)
 Business5 (4%)
 Other11 (9%)
Undergraduate School Region
 Massachusetts35 (27%)
 Other New England15 (12%)
 Mid-Atlantic, Maryland, Washington DC23 (18%)
 South24 (19%)
 Midwest14 (11%)
 West17 (13%)
 Outside US1 (1%)
Undergraduate GPA3.10 ± 0.26
# Undergraduate BCP credits68 ± 20
# Undergraduate BCPM credits80 ± 22
Took undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology course57 (44%)
Took undergraduate Biochemistry course105 (81%)
Took undergraduate Cell Biology course77 (60%)
Took undergraduate Microbiology course71 (55%)
Took undergraduate Physiology course78 (61%)
Previously applied to dental school69 (53%)
DAT Academic Average19.6 ± 2.0
DAT Reading Comprehension21.0 ± 2.4
DAT Total Science18.8 ± 1.7
Previously applied to dental school69 (54%)