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Table 6 Correlations between the explanatory variables

From: Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania

  Male student >26 years Number of deps Urban backgr. Rural backgr. Schooling in rural area Parents live in rural area Motivated by interest in medicine Spec. in medicine Spec. in pub. health Community health service during studies Field work during studies
Male student 1            
>26 years -0.205 1           
Number of dependants 0.116 -0.040 1          
Urban background 0.005 0.085 0.029 1         
Rural background -0.156 0.172 -0.196 -0.502 1        
Schooling in rural area -0.253 0.073 -0.140 -0.073 0.378 1       
Parents live in rural area -0.174 -0.056 -0.131 -0.393 0.682 0.505 1      
Motivated by interest in medicine 0.217 0.007 -0.141 -0.134 0.049 0.097 0.036 1     
Specialisation in medicine 0.092 -0.099 0.174 -0.101 -0.037 -0.058 -0.060 -0.09 1    
Specialisation in public health -0.014 0.171 -0.155 0.154 0.014 -0.086 0.034 -0.08 -0.864 1   
Community health service during studies 0.097 -0.188 0.120 0.036 -0.240 0.170 -0.213 0.06 0.070 -0.14 1  
Fieldwork during studies 0.067 -0.109 0.099 -0.052 -0.121 0.186 -0.089 0.02 0.100 -0.17 0.755 1