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Table 6 Predictors of mental 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 1.15 1.02-1.30 0.02
Gender 0 male 2.80 0.97-8.12 0.06
1 female
General health 0 1.33 0.32-5.59 0.70
1 good/very good
Subjective significance of work 0.16 0.83 0.69-1.00 0.05
Striving for perfection 0-16 0.75 0.60-0.94 0.01
Emotional distancing 0-16 0.56 0.42-0.74 <0.01
Neuroticism 0-60 12.35 4.93-30.92 <0.01
Conscientiousness 0-60 3.32 1.05-10.52 0.04
  1. Nagelkerkes R2 0.50.