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Table 4 Association between evaluation of the 17 lectures and the participants’ demographics

From: A training and education program for genome medical research coordinators in the genome cohort study of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

  n (%)   Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Time taken (n = 93)e Shorta Others   
Age
  < 40 5 (5.4) 24 (25.8) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 11 (11.8) 53 (57.0) 0.74 (0.22–2.51) 0.630
Educational background
 University/graduate school 1 (1.1) 20 (21.5) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 15 (16.1) 57 (61.3) 5.79 (0.69–48.51) 0.105
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 7 (7.5) 34 (36.6) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 9 (9.7) 43 (46.2) 1.12 (0.37–3.41) 0.842
Level of difficulty (n = 93)e Easyb Others   
Age
  < 40 10 (10.8) 19 (20.4) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 23 (24.7) 41 (44.1) 1.31 (0.48–3.53) 0.598
Educational background
 University/graduate school 8 (8.6) 13 (14.0) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 25 (27.9) 47 (50.5) 0.73 (0.25–2.14) 0.563
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 20 (21.5) 21 (22.6) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 13 (14.0) 39 (41.9) 0.33 (0.14–0.81) 0.016
Confidence gained (n = 93)e Gainedc Others   
Age
  < 40 16 (17.2) 13 (14.0) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 34 (36.6) 30 (32.3) 0.96 (0.38–2.39) 0.921
Educational background
 University/graduate school 12 (12.9) 9 (9.7) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 38 (40.9) 34 (36.6) 0.85 (0.31–2.35) 0.752
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 22 (23.7) 19 (20.4) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 28 (30.1) 24 (25.8) 1.00 (0.44–2.30) 0.994
Level of Satisfaction (n = 89)f Highd Others   
Age
  < 40 20 (22.5) 9 (10.1) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 40 (44.9) 20 (22.5) 0.98 (0.36–2.64) 0.964
Educational background
 University/graduate school 14 (15.7) 6 (6.7) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 46 (51.7) 23 (25.8) 0.84 (0.27–2.58) 0.759
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 29 (32.6) 11 (12.4) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 31 (34.8) 18 (20.2) 0.65 (0.26–1.62) 0.354
  1. aShort/relatively short
  2. bEasy/relatively easy/neither easy nor difficult
  3. cGained confidence/gained some confidence
  4. dSatisfied/relatively satisfied
  5. eRemoved 1 subject with missing value in medical qualification
  6. fRemoved 1 and 4 subject with missing value in medical qualification and in level of satisfaction, respectively