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Table 3 Linear regression analyses of the factors associated with career indecision (n = 359) a

From: The associations between coping strategies, psychological health, and career indecision among medical students: a cross-sectional study in China

Dependent variables Independent variables Block 1 (β) Block 2 (β) Block 3 (β)
CDDQ Experience of career development program-Yes −0.19* − 0.17* − 0.16*
Psychological problem-Yes   0.25* 0.20*
PFC    −0.14*
EFC    −0.08
DC    0.25*
F 4.43* 7.94* 9.45*
R2 0.059 0.119 0.196
R2 0.059 0.060 0.077
LR Experience of career development program-Yes −0.15* − 0.12* − 0.12*
Psychological problem-Yes   0.25* 0.21*
PFC    −0.08
EFC    −0.07
DC    0.24*
F 3.45* 7.02* 7.49*
R2 0.047 0.107 0.162
R2 0.047 0.060 0.055
LI Experience of career development program-Yes −0.24* − 0.21* −0.20*
Psychological problem-Yes   0.25* 0.21*
PFC    −0.18*
EFC    −0.09
DC    0.17*
F 5.46* 8.84* 9.46*
R2 0.072 0.131 0.196
R2 0.072 0.059 0.065
II Experience of career development program-Yes −0.17* −0.15* −0.15*
Psychological problem-Yes   0.21* 0.16*
PFC    −0.14*
EFC    −0.06
DC    0.26*
F 2.91* 5.25* 7.36*
R2 0.040 0.082 0.159
R2 0.040 0.042 0.077
  1. a Basic characteristics, including age, sex, registered residence, and study year, were controlled for but not shown. *p < 0.05; β standardized regression coefficient, CDDQ Career Decision-making Difficulty Questionnaire, LR Lack of Readiness, LI Lack of Information, II Inconsistent Information, PFC Problem-focused coping strategies, EFC Emotion-focused coping strategies, DC Dysfunctional coping strategies