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Predicting academic outcomes in an Australian graduate entry medical programme

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Education, February 2014
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Title
Predicting academic outcomes in an Australian graduate entry medical programme
Published in
BMC Medical Education, February 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6920-14-31
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Authors

Ian B Puddey, Annette Mercer

Abstract

Predictive validity studies for selection criteria into graduate entry courses in Australia have been inconsistent in their outcomes. One of the reasons for this inconsistency may have been failure to have adequately considered background disciplines of the graduates as well as other potential confounding socio-demographic variables that may influence academic performance.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Malaysia 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Unknown 55 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 23%
Student > Master 9 16%
Student > Bachelor 7 12%
Professor 6 11%
Researcher 4 7%
Other 14 25%
Unknown 4 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 12%
Psychology 6 11%
Computer Science 5 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 7%
Other 9 16%
Unknown 8 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 17 March 2014.
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#7,244,973
of 14,058,547 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Education
#951
of 2,076 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#71,233
of 188,685 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Education
#1
of 1 outputs
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