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Table 2 Predictors of poor knowledge score

From: Extent of knowledge and attitudes on plagiarism among undergraduate medical students in South India - a multicentre, cross-sectional study to determine the need for incorporating research ethics in medical undergraduate curriculum

Predictor Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis  
β p value β Std. β 95% CI p value VIF EV (CIx)
Younger age -0.017 0.234 Not included in analysis
Male Gender 0.127 0.033 0.115 -0.032 -0.002, 0.231 0.054 1.001 0.390 (2.955)
Earlier years in education 0.107  < 0.001 0.110 0.076 0.063, 0.156  < 0.001 1.000 0.162 (4.586)
No Previous Publications -0.146 0.473 Not included in analysis
Not Currently involved in research 0.018 0.903 Not included in analysis
Education in Govt Medical College 0.347  < 0.001 0.348 0.097 0.233, 0.463  < 0.001 1.002 0.045 (8.673)
  1. CI = Confidence Interval; VIF = Variance inflation factor; EV = Eigen Value; CIx = Condition Index. R = 0.127; R2 = 0.016; adjusted R2 = 0.015