Rendimiento en la prueba de admisión a la universidad (Saber 11) de personas en y sin condición de discapacidad

Translated title of the contribution: The performance of students with and without disability on the 11th grade university admission test

Andrea Padilla-Muñoz, Viviana Rodríguez, Sergio Castro, Yamile Reveiz, Carlos Gómez-Restrepo

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Abstract

Objective Comparing standardized university admission scores between students with and without disability within the same school and also comparing the performance of students with hearing, visual and physical disability. Methods This was a retrospective cohort study which compared the test results of students with and without disabilities within the same school. A matched case-controlstudy nestedin a cohort was assembled. Standardized differences were calculated for comparing such scores. Results Students without disabilities performed significantly better than disabled ones(i.e. disabled students scored lower than their classmates). Conclusion Further research is needed to determine whether the Colombian educational system, adjustments made to tests for this population or students' individual skills were the factors underlying the difference regarding the test results.

Translated title of the contributionThe performance of students with and without disability on the 11th grade university admission test
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)138-148
Number of pages11
JournalRevista de Salud Publica
Volume15
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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