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Table 5 Dental School Admission by Predictors (N = 129) Mean ± SD or %

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

 Matriculated into dental school 
YesNoP value
N1218 
Undergraduate School Rigor
 Low83%17%.034
 Mid94%6% 
 High98%2% 
OHS GPA3.53 ± 0.253.06 ± 0.17< 0.001
Undergraduate GPA3.09 ± 0.263.21 ± 0.28.23
# Undergraduate BCP credits67.7 ± 19.966.3 ± 23.3.73
# Undergraduate BCPM credits80.0 ± 21.376.8 ± 28.7.63
Took undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology course
 Yes937.73
 No946 
Took undergraduate Biochemistry course   
 Yes946.64
 No928 
Took undergraduate Cell Biology course
 Yes946.99
 No946 
Took undergraduate Physiology course
 Yes946.99
 No946 
% B+ or better grade in OHS Physiology
 Yes991.009
 No8713 
% B+ or better grade in OHS Biochemistry
 Yes991.003
 No8416 
DAT Academic Average19.6 ± 2.018.5 ± 1.4.11
DAT Reading Comprehension21.0 ± 2.519.8 ± 1.2.02
DAT Total Science18.9 ± 1.717.9 ± 1.5.12