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Table 5 Association between evaluation of the practical training session 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 10 (10.8) 19 (20.4) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 23 (24.7) 41 (44.1) 0.99 (0.38–2.64) 0.991
Educational background
 University/graduate school 5 (5.4) 16 (17.2) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 28 (30.1) 44 (47.3) 1.97 (0.62–6.26) 0.251
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 18 (19.4) 23 (24.7) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 15 (16.3) 37 (39.8) 0.53 (0.22–1.27) 0.156
Level of difficulty (n = 93)e Easyb Others   
Age
  < 40 19 (20.4) 10 (10.8) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 44 (47.3) 20 (21.5) 1.49 (0.56–4.02) 0.427
Educational background
 University/graduate school 17 (18.3) 4 (4.3) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 46 (49.5) 26 (28.0) 0.36 (0.10–1.24) 0.106
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 29 (31.2) 12 (12.9) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 34 (36.6) 18 (19.4) 0.71 (0.29–1.76) 0.458
Confidence gained (n = 93)e Gainedc Others   
Age
  < 40 17 (18.3) 12 (12.9) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 34 (36.6) 30 (32.3) 0.83 (0.33–2.10) 0.692
Educational background
 University/graduate school 13 (14.0) 8 (8.6) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 38 (40.9) 34 (36.6) 0.74 (0.26–2.07) 0.563
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 21 (22.6) 20 (21.5) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 30 (32.3) 22 (23.7) 1.30 (0.57–3.00) 0.534
Level of Satisfaction (n = 93)e Highd Others   
Age
  < 40 17 (18.3) 12 (12.9) 1.0 (ref)
  ≥ 40 34 (36.6) 30 (32.3) 0.76 (0.30–1.92) 0.561
Educational background
 University/graduate school 12 (12.9) 9 (9.7) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 39 (41.9) 33 (35.5) 0.99 (0.36–2.75) 0.984
Medical qualification
 Nurse/clinical laboratory technologist 20 (21.5) 21 (22.6) 1.0 (ref)
 Others 31 (33.3) 21 (22.6) 1.59 (0.69–3.68) 0.275
  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