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Table 6 Logistic regression models for relationships between personal characteristics and responses that were significant according to the Bonferroni-corrected Fisher’s exact test. Each model is bivariate, with one predictor variable and one outcome variable

From: Medical, nursing, and physician assistant student knowledge and attitudes toward climate change, pollution, and resource conservation in health care

Logistic regression models for significant associations according to the Bonferroni-corrected Fisher’s exact test
Outcome variablePredictor variableOdds ratio (95% CI)p-value
Disagreementawith statement:There is strong evidence that use of single-use disposable medical devices meaningfully reduces infection risk.Age
(n = 254)
 0.0003
18–240.35 (0.20, 0.63) 
≥251.00 (ref) 
Disagreementawith statement:It is important to understand this issue [pollution, climate change, and health], but it isn’t pertinent to patient care.Gender
(n = 252)
 0.0004
Female2.72 (1.55, 4.75) 
Male1.00 (ref) 
Disagreementawith statement: It is important to understand this issue [pollution, climate change, and health], so I can help my patients.Gender
(n = 252)
 < 0.0001
Female0.31 (0.18, 0.55) 
Male1.00 (ref) 
Year in Med School
(n = 162)
 0.093
10.71 (0.24, 2.14) 
21.57 (0.53, 4.65) 
31.64 (0.50, 5.31) 
42.46 (0.87, 6.97) 
5 (research year)1.00 (ref) 
  1. aDisagreement is defined as: Strongly disagree, Disagree, or Neither agree nor disagree