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Table 5 Logistic regression for factors associated with controllable lifestyle specialty preference

From: Factors associated with the specialty choice of Korean medical students: a cross-sectional survey

  Controllable lifestyle Self-employed specialty
[N = 8259] [N = 9499]
aOR (95 % CI) aOR (95 % CI)
Men (ref: women) 0.802* (0.730–0.881) 0.519* (0.470–0.573)
Age 0.992 (0.974–1.011) 1.021* (1.002–1.041)
Grade 1st Reference Reference
  2nd 0.848* (0.749–0.961) 0.982 (0.858–1.124)
  3rd 0.779* (0.679–0.894) 0.987 (0.853–1.142)
  4th 0.965 (0.839–1.110) 1.229* (1.061–1.424)
Medical college (ref: graduate medical school) 1.198* (1.067–1.344) 1.118 (0.990–1.263)
Metropolitan hometown (ref: nonmetropolitan) 0.992 (0.901–1.092) 1.143* (1.033–1.264)
Metropolitan school (ref: nonmetropolitan) 1.030 (0.930–1.140) 0.779* (0.698–0.870)
  1. *P < 0.05