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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
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1 blog
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85 tweeters
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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 85 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 16%
Student > Bachelor 10 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 7%
Lecturer 6 7%
Other 23 26%
Unknown 11 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 41 47%
Social Sciences 11 13%
Psychology 5 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 6%
Other 7 8%
Unknown 13 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 84. 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 20 August 2021.
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#330,120
of 18,912,409 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#276
of 2,836 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,511
of 204,307 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#30
of 261 outputs
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