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Table 4 Binary and Multiple logistic regression analysis of factors affecting for academic satisfaction among PBL students Northern Ethiopia, February 2021

From: Problem based learning approach increases the academic satisfaction of health science students in Ethiopian universities: a comparative cross sectional study

Variables Academic satisfaction Odds ratio with 95% CI
Satisfied Unsatisfied COR AOR
Type of curriculum implementing
 PBL 216 209 1.31 (1.05, 2.15) * 1.50 (1.02, 2.21)*
 LBL 212 213 1.00a 1.00a
Preferred learning style of the respondents
 Yes 136 101 1.00a  
 No 80 108 0.55 (0.37, 0.81)*  
Experience of respondents with distress in classroom teaching learning process
 Yes 52 84 1.00 1.00
 No 164 125 2.11 (1.39, 3.21)* 1.93 (1.22, 3.06)*
Appropriateness of respondent’s energy and effort using in their learning
 Yes 91 68 1.00  
 No 125 141 0.66 (0.44, 0.98)*  
Improvement of respondents in knowledge, skill &/ attitude
 Yes 176 145 1.00  
 No 40 64 0.51 (0.32, 0.80)*  
Quality of teaching
 Yes 158 108 1.00 1.00
 No 58 101 0.39 (0.26, 0.58)* 0.54 (0.34, 0.86)*
Respondent’s relationship with their classmates
 Yes 207 181 1.00 1.00
 No 9 28 0.28 (0.12, 0.61)* 0.33 (0.13, 0.80)*
Respondent’s acceptance of course contents
 Yes 179 139 1.00 1.00
 No 37 70 0.41 (0.26, 0.64)* 0.56 (0.33, 0.93)*
Respondent’s understanding of their learning objectives
 Yes 172 149 1.00  
 No 44 60 0.63 (0.40, 0.99)*  
Timely and helpfulness of feedback
 Yes 164 134 1.00  
 No 52 75 0.56 (0.37, 0.86)*  
Assessment method that Instructors are using
 Yes 160 124 1.00  
 No 56 85 0.51 (0.33, 0.77)*  
Presence of facilities that support student’s learning
 Yes 83 57 1.00  
 No 133 152 0.60 (0.39, 0.90)*  
Demonstration room fulfillment with adequate learning equipment
 Yes 171 143 1.00  
 No 45 66 0.57 (0.36, 0.88)*  
Presence of adequate learning materials and facilities in the library
 Yes 165 136 1.00  
 No 51 73 0.57 (0.37, 0.88)*  
Accessibility of technology to use in the campus
 Yes 133 94 1.00 1.00
 No 83 115 0.51 (0.34, 0.75)* 0.62 (0.40, 0.96)*
  1. Crude and adjusted = for preferred learning style, relationship with classmates, course content,
  2. * = significant results
  3. a = Reference category