Table 3

Five -year completed cohort 2002–2006
Variable Dropout no. Completed no. Total no. RR, 95% CIs p-value
Nationality 40 597 637 - -
Irish + EU * 12 324 336 Reference -
North American 7 66 73 2.68 (1.09, 6.58) 0.027
Malaysia + Singapore 7 142 149 1.31 (0.53, 3.27) 0.555
Kuwait + UAE# 11 43 54 5.70 (2.65, 12.27) <0.0001
Other 3 22 25 3.36 (1.01, 11.13) 0.042
Gender 40 597 637
Female 18 353 371 Reference -
Male 22 244 266 1.70 (0.93, 3.11) 0.079
Program
School-leaver (DE) 19 594 613 Reference
Graduate-Entry 5 188 193 0.84 (0.32, 2.21) 0.72
Mature students 1 20 21
Total 25 802 827

UAE United Arab Emirates, DE Direct Entry.

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