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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analyses for variables predicting ATP scores

From: Attitudes towards psychiatry amongst medical and nursing students in Singapore

   β 95% Confidence Interval p value
Age   −0.108 −0.233 0.017 0.090
Gender Male −1.190 −2.013 −.368 0.005
Female Ref    
Ethnicity Malay −0.942 −2.075 0.191 0.103
Indian −0.332 − 1.685 1.020 0.630
Others −1.197 −3.493 1.100 0.307
Chinese Ref    
Average monthly household income per capita over the past 1 year Below SGD2000 −0.618 −1.620 0.385 0.227
SGD2000 to SGD5999 −0.945 −1.797 −.093 0.030
SGD6000 and above Ref    
Type of student Medical 0.677 −0.434 1.788 0.232
Nursing Ref    
Academic year in course Year 1 0.078 −1.366 1.521 0.916
Year 2 −0.137 −1.399 1.126 0.832
Year 3 0.676 −0.620 1.972 0.306
Year 4 & 5 Ref    
Likelihood to specialize in psychiatry Likely 2.053 1.130 2.975 < 0.001
Unlikely Ref    
Psychiatry lecture evaluation Have not attended −0.405 −1.617 0.807 0.512
Below average −1.655 −5.753 2.443 0.428
Average −1.654 −3.187 −0.121 0.035
Above average Ref    
Psychiatry placement evaluation Have not attended 1.072 −0.182 2.325 0.094
Below average −1.503 −4.275 1.270 0.288
Average −1.181 −2.216 −.146 0.025
Above average Ref    
  1. Ref = reference group