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Table 3 Results from a multivariable survival analysis predicting the risk of eventual censure (versus no censure or referral) for Fitness to Practise issues in Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) international medical graduates; in this model, PLAB performance was entered as score (relative to pass mark) at first sitting

From: Predicting fitness to practise events in international medical graduates who registered as UK doctors via the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) system: a national cohort study

Predictor Hazard ratio P Lower 95% confidence interval Upper 95% confidence interval
Male sex 2.64 <0.001 1.83 3.80
Age at registration 1.01 0.41 0.98 1.04
IELTS speaking score 1.49 <0.001 1.20 1.84
PLAB part 1 score at first attempt 0.99 0.12 0.99 1.00
PLAB part 2 score at first attempt 0.94 <0.001 0.91 0.97