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Table 2 Correlations of UKCAT sub-scores with outcomes

From: 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

  Abstract Decision Quantitative Verbal OverallMark SkillsMark TheoryMark
  reasoning analysis reasoning reasoning    
Abstract reasoning (zUKCATabstractReasoning) 1 .196*** .190*** .114*** .080*** .053** .052*
  (4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (3,184) (2,075)
Decision analysis (zUKCATdecisionAnalysis) .196*** 1 .156*** .146*** .090*** .056*** .077***
(4,811)   (4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (3,184) (2,075)
Quantitative reasoning (zUKCATquantitativeReasoning) .190*** .156*** 1 .213*** .076*** .044* .079***
(4,811) (4,811)   (4,811) (4,811) (3,184) (2,075)
Verbal reasoning (zUKCATverbalReasoning) .114*** .146*** .213*** 1 .115*** .028 .177***
(4,811) (4,811) (4,811)   (4,811) (3,184) (2,075)
Total UKCAT score (zUKCATtotal) .604*** .655*** .583*** .591*** .148*** .075*** .160***
(4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (4,811) (3,184) (2,075)
Educational attainment (zEducationalAttainment) .144*** .131*** .133*** .087*** .362*** .210*** .351***
(3,432) (3,432) (3,432) (3,432) (3,432) (2,240) (1,407)
Three best A-levels (Alevels_TotalBest) .123*** .121*** .127*** .062** .177*** .096*** .248***
(2,764) (2,764) (2,764) (2,764) (2,764) (2,000) (1,250)
Five best highers (SQAhighers_TotalBest) .083* .129*** .202*** .070 .003 .027 .074
(769) (769) (769) (769) (769) (298) (199)
  1. Correlations of the UKCAT subscales with each other, with UKCAT total score, and with prior Educational Attainment (three best A-levels, five best Highers and zEducationalAttainment), and medical school performance (Overall, and Skills and Theory assessments); ***P <.001; **P <.01; *P <.05.