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Original Article A Statistical Study of Medical Educational Wastage.
Sung Rhim Yang
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health 1982;15(1):153-160
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A statistical study on medical students who entered certain college of medicine during 10 years ('73 to '82) was performed in order to evaluate medical educational wastage. The obtained results summerized were as follows; 1. The normal promotion rate of 10 cohorts(CI-CX) was 83.4,% and 5 cohorts(CI to CV) whose members had already graduated(including dropouts) was 77.50. 2. The mean repetition rate in 1st grade was 15.596/, in 2nd grade 5.4%, in 3rd grade 1.4% and in 4th grade 0.60. 3. The predicted number of repetion(spell base) which are attendance at the college in 1st grade was 31.6, in 2nd grade 28.9, in 3rd grade 18.6 and in 4th grade 22.7; 4. The total wastage of 10 cohorts was 224.8 SY, which corresponded to educational resources of 56.2 out-puts for normal demand. 5. The mean unit cost of 10 cohorts was 4. 62 and the mean Input/Output ratio was 1.06.

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