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Table 6 Associations with resource scores

From: A survey of Sub-Saharan African medical schools

Outcome variable Possible range of variable Statistically significant predictors Effect size 95% Confidence intervals P-Value
Building score 0 to 24 French as a language of instruction -4.9 -6.8 to-3.0 P < 0.0001
   GDP per capita (in US$, log scale) 1.6 0.54 to 2.8 P = 0.0047
Library score 0 to 32 Age of medical school (in years) 0.14 0.075 to 0.20 P < 0.0001
   English as a language of instruction 6.3 3.3 to 9.2 P < 0.0001
   Public ownership of medical School -6.0 -9.1 to-2.9 P = 0.00024
   GDP per capita (in US$, log scale) 2.3 0.0014 to 4.6 P = 0.0499
Clinical sites score 0 to 24 Age of medical school (in years) 0.059 0.011 to 0.11 P = 0.015
   Arabic as a language of instruction 4.1 0.60 to 7.5 P = 0.022
Laboratory score 0 to 24 Age of medical school (in years) 0.092 0.037 to 0.15 P = 0.0015
   GDP per capita (in US$, log scale) 2.8 0.85 to 4.7 P = 0.0062
   Public ownership of medical school -3.2 -6.0 to-0.33 P = 0.029
Internet score 0 to 32 GDP per capita (in US$, log scale) 4.1 2.3 to 5.8 P < 0.0001
   Public ownership of medical school -3.6 -6.9 to-0.24 P = 0.036
Advanced ICT score 0 to 24 Age of medical school (in years) 0.094 0.051 to 0.14 P < 0.0001
   Annual tuition (in thousands of US$) 0.71 0.35 to 1.1 P = 0.00015
   GDP per capita (in US$, log scale) 2.6 0.92 to 4.2 P = 0.0032