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Table 7 Logistic regression model

From: Predictors of career progression and obstacles and opportunities for non-EU hospital doctors to undertake postgraduate training in Ireland

Variable Odds ratio (95 % confidence interval) P value
Age 0.85 (0.70–1.05) 0.127
Sex (Ref = Male) 0.71 (0.29–1.77) 0.468
Year of qualification 1.07 (0.868–1.31) 0.535
Length of stay in Ireland as a qualified doctor 1.54 (1.27–1.86) <0.001
Country of qualification (Ref = Ireland)   
 India 0.07 (0.01–0.38) 0.002
 Nigeria 0.07 (0.01–0.36) 0.002
 Pakistan 0.20 (0.04–0.93) 0.04
 Sudan 0.07 (0.03–0.68) 0.004
 Other 0.13 (0.03–0.68) 0.015
Medical speciality (Ref = Medicine)   
 Anaesthesia 14.69 (3.33–64.84) 0.001
 Surgery 1.18 (0.31–4.48) 0.813
 Paediatrics 2.87 (0.68–12.07) 0.15
 Psychiatry 1.38 (0.36–5.32) 0.641
 Other 1.96 (0.61–6.23) 0.256
Citizenship status (Ref = Citizen)   
 No 0.50 (0.18–1.35) 0.131
Training scheme status (Ref = Applied)   
 Have not applied for a training scheme 0.11 (0.03–0.45) 0.002
Constant 17.19 0.307