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Table 2 Socio-demographics and academic metrics by interview type at CA-LEAP schools, 2011-2013a

From: Reliability of Multiple Mini-Interviews and traditional interviews within and between institutions: a study of five California medical schools

Characteristic TI (N = 4137)b MMIc (N = 3379) P valuee
Age category, number (%)    .24e
 18 to <23 1364 (33.0) 1152 (34.1)  
 23 1039 (25.1) 781 (23.1)  
 24 640 (15.5) 528 (15.6)  
  ≥ 25 1094 (26.4) 918 (27.2)  
Female, number (%)d 2033 (49.1) 1626 (48.1) .38f
Race/Ethnicity category, number (%)    <.001f
 Non-Hispanic Black 212 (5.1) 214 (6.3)  
 Non-Hispanic Asian 1429 (34.5) 1253 (37.1)  
 Non-Hispanic White 1529 (37.0) 1099 (32.5)  
 Non-Hispanic Other 433 (10.5) 371 (11.0)  
 Hispanic (any race) 534 (12.9) 442 (13.1)  
Self-designated disadvantaged, number (%) 608 (14.7) 892 (26.4) <.001f
Cumulative grade point average, mean (SD)d 3.75 (0.21) 3.72 (0.23) <.001g
Medical College Admissions Test total score, mean (SD) 34.0 (3.4) 33.5 (4.0) <.001g
Admission cycle, number (%)
 2011 1061 (25.6) 1124 (33.3) <.001f
 2012 1506 (36.4) 1186 (35.1)  
 2013 1570 (38.0) 1069 (31.6)  
  1. a4993 completed a total of 7516 interviews, 4137 TIs and 3379 MMIs
  2. bThree CA-LEAP schools employed Tis (TI1, TI2, and TI3); TI3 provided no data for 2011 admission cycle
  3. cTwo CA-LEAP schools employed MMIs (MMI1 and MMI2)
  4. dFour applicants had missing gender or GPA information
  5. e P value for difference in characteristic between applicants completing TIs versus MMIs
  6. fChi-square test
  7. gt-test