Table 5

Ten year dropout 2001–2011
Variable Drop out, n (%) Completed n (%) Total n RR, 95% CIs p-value
Nationality 81 (5.9) Δ 1280 (94.1) 1361# - -
Irish + EU * 38 (4.5) 811 (95.5) 849 Reference [1] -
North American 16 (9.5) 152 (90.5) 168 2.12 (1.21, 3.73) 0.008
Malaysia + Singapore 10 (4.3) 225 (95.7) 235 0.95(0.48, 1.88) 0.88
Kuwait + UAE 13 (19.1) 55 (80.9) 68 4.27 (2.39, 7.62) <0.0001
Other 4 (9.8) 37 (90.2) 41 2.18 (0.82, 5.82) 0.12
Gender
Female 37 (4.9) 722 (95.1) 759 Reference [1] -
Male 44 (7.3) 558 (92.7) 602 1.50 (0.98, 2.29) 0.06

Δ Total number of students who dropped out during the period September 2001-August 2011.

# Total number of students who enrolled September 2001 – September 2011.

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