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Table 6 Effects of demographic and economic characteristics on overall scores of agreement with and fulfillment of the Physician Charter among 748 Chinese medical students, multiple linear regressions

From: Chinese medical students’ agreement with and fulfillment of the Physician Charter

Variable Agreement   Fulfillment
B SE Beta p-value B SE Beta p-value
Female 0.77 1.55 0.02 0.62 −0.24 1.65 −0.01 0.88
Age (year) 15.27 16.05 0.71 0.34 6.44 17.07 0.28 0.71
Age2 −0.32 0.34 −0.68 0.36 −0.13 0.37 −0.27 0.72
Five-year program 5.13 1.49 0.13 0.001 3.03 1.58 0.07 0.06
Rural Hukou 4.98 1.80 0.11 0.006 2.93 1.92 0.06 0.13
Excellent academic performance −2.13 1.80 −0.05 0.24 −1.99 1.91 − 0.04 0.30
Student leader −0.26 1.65 −0.01 0.88 −1.25 1.75 −0.03 0.48
Receipt of government poverty subsidies −2.85 1.87 −0.06 0.13 −3.00 1.99 −0.06 0.13
Constant −75.32 187.49   0.69 9.87 199.29   0.96