A hazard model of the probability of medical school drop-out in the UK
Arulampalam, Wiji, Naylor, Robin Andrew, 1959- and Smith, Jeremy (Jeremy P.). (2004) A hazard model of the probability of medical school drop-out in the UK. Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society Series A-Statistics In Society, Volume 167 (Part 1). pp. 157-178. ISSN 0964-1998Full text not available from this repository.
From individual level longitudinal data for two entire cohorts of medical students in UK universities, we use multilevel models to analyse the probability that an individual student will drop out of medical school. We find that academic preparedness-both in terms of previous subjects studied and levels of attainment therein-is the major influence on withdrawal by medical students. Additionally, males and more mature students are more likely to withdraw than females or younger students respectively. We find evidence that the factors influencing the decision to transfer course differ from those affecting the decision to drop out for other reasons.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences
Q Science > QA Mathematics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society Series A-Statistics In Society|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Page Range:||pp. 157-178|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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