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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with a positive perception of Ophthalmology

From: Ophthalmology as a career choice among medical students: a survey of students at a Canadian medical school

Factor n Standardized ß P value
Age (SD) 25.34 (2.18) −0.120 0.196
Gender (Male, %) 76 (56.3%) −0.020 0.827
Medical School Year (Senior, %) 70 (52.2%) 0.121 0.214
Family Member Physician (%) 19 (14%) 0.042 0.628
Family or Friend Ophthalmologist (%) 6 (4%) 0.110 0.212
Exposure (%) 30 (22%) 0.081 0.360
Interest (%) 11 (8%) 0.218 0.016
  1. SD Standard Deviation