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Table 3 Change in inclination towards research (multinomial logistic regression)

From: Inclination towards research and the pursuit of a research career among medical students: an international cohort study

Factors Increase inclination towards research Decrease inclination towards research
Bivariate (OR) Multivariatea (OR) Bivariate (OR) Multivariatea (OR)
Role model during medical school by final year 0.93 (0.52–1.67) 0.86 (0.46–1.61) 0.40 (0.20–0.80)* 0.37 (0.18–0.79)*
Desire to learn more about biostatistics 1.68 (1.03–2.74)* 1.64 (0.94–2.86) 0.71 (0.43–1.18) 0.76 (0.44–1.32)
Understanding of study design terms in journal articles 0.76 (0.48–1.20) 0.56 (0.35–0.89)*  
  1. aadjusted for gender, age and institution
  2. *statistically significant OR