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Table 6 Multivariate analysis of determinants of intention to seek employment in the public sector (logistic regression)

From: The influence of training programs on career aspirations: evidence from a cross-sectional study of nursing students in India

Predictors Reference category β P 95 % CI
Lower Upper
Age >21 21 or younger −0.59 0.20 −1.49 0.30
Male Female 0.79 0.26 −0.58 2.17
Not currently married Married −1.41 0.13 −3.24 0.42
Caste: SC or ST OBC/general 0.93 0.05 −0.01 1.86
Studying in Bihar Gujarat 1.67 0.05 0.02 3.31
Household residence: rural Urban −0.70 0.11 −1.55 0.15
Household position on asset index 0.14 0.42 −0.20 0.47
Training program: ANM GNM/BSN 0.48 0.35 −0.52 1.48
Training institute: private Public −0.04 0.94 −1.01 0.93
Respondent characteristics
a)Respondent knew someone who did the same nursing course and recommended nursing as a career   −0.69 0.14 −1.60 0.22
b)Joined their particular nursing institute because it was the best place to get a job   −1.61* 0.00 −2.62 −0.60
c)Think it is important to have personal connections to access jobs   1.32 0.08 −0.17 2.81
Training institute characteristics
a)Organizes job placements   0.22 0.67 −0.80 1.24
b)Organizes job fairs   −1.47 0.06 −3.02 0.08
c)Informs students about jobs   −0.25 0.60 −1.17 0.67
d)Non-technical skills taught   −1.20* 0.01 −2.11 −0.29
Constant   2.89 0.003 0.98 4.79
  1. *P < 0.05