Construct-level predictive validity of educational attainment and intellectual aptitude tests in medical student selection: meta-regression of six UK longitudinal studies

@inproceedings{McManus2013ConstructlevelPV,
  title={Construct-level predictive validity of educational attainment and intellectual aptitude tests in medical student selection: meta-regression of six UK longitudinal studies},
  author={I. Chris McManus and Chris Dewberry and S Nicholson and Jonathan S Dowell and Katherine M. Woolf and Henry W. W. Potts},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Measures used for medical student selection should predict future performance during training. A problem for any selection study is that predictor-outcome correlations are known only in those who have been selected, whereas selectors need to know how measures would predict in the entire pool of applicants. That problem of interpretation can be solved by calculating construct-level predictive validity, an estimate of true predictor-outcome correlation across the range of applicant… CONTINUE READING
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