Table 3

Correlation between educational performance (standardised A-level tariff and UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) performance) and confidence ratings (confidence bias (CB) and confidence judgement (CJ)).

VariableCorrelation with CB
(n=56 785)
Correlation with CJ
(n=56 479)
Standardised secondary school qualification tariff0.160.06
Standardised ‘decision analysis’ score0.510.16
Standardised ‘abstract reasoning’ score0.230.07
Standardised ‘quantitative reasoning’ score0.230.09
Standardised ‘verbal reasoning’ score0.210.09
Standardised total UKCAT score0.390.14
‘Balanced’ UKCAT score0.340.12
Extreme response style−0.46−0.01