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Table 3 Odds of GP having children of (i) preschool age, (ii) primary-school age, (iii) secondary-school age and (iv) above school age and working rurally, stratified by gender

From: Family effects on the rurality of GP’s work location: a longitudinal panel study

   MMM
2–7 v 1
MMM
3–7 v 1–2
MMM
4–7 v 1–3
MMM
5–7 v 1–4
  Male GPs     
(i) Oldest child aged 0–4 OR (95% CI) 1.07 (0.91, 1.26) 1.11 (0.91, 1.35) 1.18 (0.91, 1.54) 1.01 (0.74, 1.39)
(ii) Oldest child aged 5–11 OR (95% CI) 1.02 (0.89, 1.17) 1.04 (0.91, 1.18) 1.09 (0.94, 1.26) 1.05 (0.87, 1.27)
(iii) 1 or more child aged 12–18 OR (95% CI) 0.90* (0.83, 0.99) 0.83* (0.75, 0.92) 0.84* (0.74, 0.94) 0.83* (0.71, 0.96)
(iv) All children aged ≥ 19 OR (95% CI) 1.03 (0.95, 1.11) 1.04 (0.95, 1.13) 1.08 (0.97, 1.20) 1.03 (0.89, 1.20)
  Female GPs     
(i) Oldest child aged 0–4 OR (95% CI) 0.95 (0.77, 1.17) 1.00 (0.77, 1.29) 0.93 (0.66, 1.31) 0.82 (0.55, 1.23)
(ii) Oldest child aged 5–11 OR (95% CI) 0.92 (0.81, 1.06) 0.89 (0.75, 1.05) 0.92 (0.75, 1.12) 0.93 (0.70, 1.24)
(iii) 1 or more child aged 12–18 OR (95% CI) 1.01 (0.92, 1.11) 1.01 (0.89, 1.14) 1.01 (0.87, 1.18) 1.10 (0.90, 1.35)
(iv) All children aged ≥ 19 OR (95% CI) 0.99 (0.90, 1.08) 0.98 (0.88, 1.10) 0.95 (0.81, 1.11) 1.01 (0.81, 1.25)
  1. The comparison groups are, in turn, having (i) no children, (ii) only preschool children, (iii) primary-school children but no secondary-school children and (iv) secondary-school children. All models included IMG status and childhood rural origin
  2. *p<0.05