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Table 4 Associations between distinctive characteristics as dependent variables and the other characteristics, classified by staff and student responses

From: Medical student and academic staff perceptions of role models: an analytical cross-sectional study

Respondent Characteristic Predictors Odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted R2*
Staff Helpful friend Ethical 8.6(3.1–24.1) 0.54
   Capable manager 8.1(3.1–20.1)  
   Energetic 5.4(2.1–13.6)  
   Compassionate 3.9(1.4–10.7)  
  (precious) Valuable colleague Idealist 13.8(1.6–122.4) 0.57
   Honesty 10.7(3.3–35.1)  
   Respectful 8.1(2.5–26.3)  
   Punctual 5.0(1.7–14.6)  
Student Positive role Model Professional 8.6(2.6–28.7) 0.5
   Honesty 4.5(1.3–15.7)  
   Respectful 4.2(1.3–14.1)  
   Compassionate 4.1(1.5–11.2)  
   Pragmatic 3.8(1.7–8.5)  
   Energetic 3.4(1.5–7.8)  
  Meritorious Compassionate 10.7(2.7–41.5) 0.47
   Knowledgeable 8.4(1.0–73.6)  
   Respectful 5.8(1.7–19.7)  
   Energetic 3.8(1.8–7.9)  
   Adept in group work 2.5(1.2–5.2)  
   Capable manager 2.4(1.1–4.9)  
  1. * Cox and Snell R 2 , the variables were entered in the logistic regression model using conditional forward method