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Table 1 Frequency counts by matriculation status and number of applications [count (%) or mean ± SD]

From: Maximizing Black applicant matriculation in U.S. PA programs: associations between the number of submitted applications and likelihood of matriculation

  Non-matriculated
n = 18,443
Matriculated
n = 8839
Number of applications 1n = 3448 2–7n = 9008 8–16n = 4954 > 16n = 1033 1n = 742 2–7n = 3350 8–16n = 3790 > 16n = 957
Age 28.4 ± 7.61 26.3 ± 5.98 25.0 ± 4.41 25.4 ± 4.31 26.7 ± 6.65 25.0 ± 5.22 24.2 ± 3.70 24.9 ± 3.86
Sex
 Female 2432 (70.5) 6386 (70.9) 3594 (72.5) 767 (74.2) 526 (70.9) 2409 (71.9) 2844 (75.0) 724 (75.7)
 Male 1007 (29.2) 2616 (29.0) 1357 (27.4) 266 (25.8) 216 (29.1) 936 (27.9) 944 (24.9) 233 (24.3)
Race
 NL White 2020 (58.6) 5069 (56.3) 2797 (56.5) 517 (50.0) 562 (75.7) 2349 (70.1) 2551 (67.3) 521 (54.4)
 Black 377 (10.9) 945 (10.5) 323 (6.5) 56 (5.4) 35 (4.7) 166 (5.0) 146 (3.9) 35 (3.7)
 Latinx 392 (11.4) 1101 (12.2) 526 (10.6) 95 (9.2) 46 (6.2) 311 (9.3) 310 (8.2) 78 (8.2)
 Other 428 (12.4) 1318 (14.6) 916 (18.5) 260 (25.2) 61 (8.2) 329 (9.8) 529 (14.0) 239 (25.0)
Underrepresented minoritya
 Yes 917 (26.6) 2469 (27.4) 1160 (23.4) 256 (24.8) 109 (14.7) 584 (17.4) 596 (15.7) 196 (20.5)
No 2300 (66.7) 5964 (66.2) 3402 (68.7) 672 (65.1) 595 (80.2) 2571 (76.7) 2940 (77.6) 677 (70.7)
  1. aUnderrepresented minority includes American Indian/Alaska Native, Black or African American, Latinx and Pacific Islander applicants
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