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Table 4 Predictors of general health – medical students

From: Health-promoting factors in medical students and students of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: design and baseline results of a comparative longitudinal study

Predictor Range Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Age 17-41 1.12 1.01-1.28 0.03
Gender 0 male 0.78 0.33-1.84 0.57
1 female
Mental health 0 no distress 1.13 0.36-3.56 0.83
1 distress
Satisfaction with life 0-16 0.75 0.64-0.87 <0.01
Career ambition 0-16 1.33 1.13-1.56 <0.01
Physical activity 0 less than one hour per week 0.34 0.14-0.79 0.012
1 one hour or more per week
  1. Nagelkerkes R2 0.24.