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Table 4 Dental students’ responses regarding their career choice motivations (n=131)

From: Impact of career choice motivation on academic burnout in senior dental students: A cross-sectional study

Question Frequency % 95% CI
Lower bound Upper bound
1.Failure to enter other educational fields Yes 13.7 8.7 20.9
No 86.3 79.1 91.3
2.Advice by parents or others Yes 54.4 45.9 62.9
No 45.6 37.1 54.1
3.Interest in dentistry as a combination of art and science Yes 62.2 58.4 74.9
No 38.8 25.1 41.6
4.High level of income Yes 90.0 83.4 94.1
No 10.0 5.9 16.6
5.Occupational independence Yes 89.5 82.9 93.8
No 10.5 6.2 17.1
6.Good social position Yes 89.9 83.2 94.1
No 10.1 5.9 16.8
7.Helping others to regain their health or improve their appearance Yes 70.8 62.4 78.0
No 29.2 22 37.6
8. Being easier than medicine Yes 73.6 65.2 80.5
No 26.4 19.5 34.8