Table 2

Dental schools: UKCAT predictive validity coefficients (R) with assessment outcome measures

Study sourceNUniversity (year of admission)UKCAT predictor (r)Outcome predictor year K, S, M
VRQRARDATotal Score
Lambe et al1944Peninsula (2014)nsnsnsns0.32Yr 1 K
nsnsnsns0.38Yr 1 K
Foley et al2871Aberdeen 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 20140.077All M
Lala et al18135Sheffield (2008, 2009)nsnsns0.203nsYr 1 M
nsnsns0.179nsYr 1 M
McAndrew et al16164Cardiff, NewcastlensYr 1 M
  • P<0.05; ns indicates where relationships were explored but results were not significant; blank cells indicate that a relationship was not explored.

  • UKCAT, UK Clinical Aptitude Test.