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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression with currently working in an area defined as ASGC-RA 3–5 vs an area defined as ASGC-RA 2 as the dependent variable and sex, ASGC-RA index for rural town of origin before entry to medical school and RCSWA participation as the predictor variables (N = 324) (Nagelkerke R Square = 0.112)

From: Longitudinal rural clerkships: increased likelihood of more remote rural medical practice following graduation

Predictor variable Intercept/B Standard error P value Odds ratio 95% CI for odds ratio
Lower Upper
Sex       
 Female     1   
 Male 0.360 0.236 0.128 1.43 0.90 2.28
ASGC_RA – town of origin       
 ASGC – RA 1 – Major City     1   
 ASGC – RA 2 – Inner regional −0.489 0.444 0.270 0.61 0.26 1.46
 ASGC – RA 3 – Outer regional 0.295 0.401 0.462 1.34 0.61 2.95
 ASGC – RA 4–5 – Remote/Very remote 0.725 0.566 0.200 2.07 .68 6.26
RCSWA participation       
 Pre RCSWA     1   
 Post RCSWA – Urban Training 0.255 0.297 0.390 1.29 0.72 2.31
 Post RCSWA – Rural Training 1.414 0.358 <0.001 4.11 2.04 8.30
  1. Significant P values are in bold-faced type.