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Table 7 Predictors of mental health – STEM 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 16-36 1.10 0.95-1.27 0.22
Gender 0 male 1.01 0.53-1.94 0.97
1 female
General health 0 0.40 0.20-0.80 0.01
1 good/very good
Resignation tendencies 0-16 1.27 1.13-1.43 <0.01
Neuroticism 0-60 5.56 2.91-10.7 <0.01
  1. Nagelkerkes R2 0.40.