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Table 6 Multivariate logistic regression with current urban vs rural site of practice as the dependent variable and selection factors and socio-demographic variables as the predictor variables (N = 728) (Nagelkerke R Square = 0.09)

From: Medical student selection criteria and socio-demographic factors as predictors of ultimately working rurally after graduation

Predictor variable B S.E. P value Odds ratio 95% CI for odds ratio
  Lower Upper
Age at completion       
  23 yr or younger     1   
  24 yr or older 0.622 0.274 0.023 1.86 1.09 3.18
Sex       
  Male     1   
  Female −0.119 0.287 0.679 0.89 0.51 1.56
IRSAD score       
  Deciles 7-10     1   
  Deciles 1-6 1.011 0.329 0.002 2.75 1.44 5.23
ATAR −0.106 0.104 0.308 0.90 0.73 1.10
Interview score −0.003 0.024 0.888 1.00 0.95 1.05
UMAT-1 Percentile score −0.009 0.007 0.225 0.99 0.98 1.01
UMAT-2 Percentile score −0.004 0.006 0.536 1.00 0.98 1.01
UMAT-3 Percentile score −0.016 0.006 0.005 0.98 0.97 1.00
  1. Significant P values are in bold-face type.