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The UKCAT-12 study: educational attainment, aptitude test performance, demographic and socio-economic contextual factors as predictors of first year outcome in a cross-sectional collaborative study…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, November 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
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2 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
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83 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

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Title
The UKCAT-12 study: educational attainment, aptitude test performance, demographic and socio-economic contextual factors as predictors of first year outcome in a cross-sectional collaborative study of 12 UK medical schools
Published in
BMC Medicine, November 2013
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-11-244
Pubmed ID
Authors

I C McManus, Chris Dewberry, Sandra Nicholson, Jonathan S Dowell

Abstract

Most UK medical schools use aptitude tests during student selection, but large-scale studies of predictive validity are rare. This study assesses the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT), and its four sub-scales, along with measures of educational attainment, individual and contextual socio-economic background factors, as predictors of performance in the first year of medical school training.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Uruguay 1 1%
Unknown 98 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 14%
Student > Bachelor 10 10%
Other 8 8%
Researcher 8 8%
Other 24 24%
Unknown 18 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 43 43%
Social Sciences 11 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 7%
Psychology 5 5%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 5%
Other 10 10%
Unknown 19 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 86. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2022.
All research outputs
#424,318
of 22,996,001 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#333
of 3,454 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,709
of 213,031 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#6
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