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Table 5 Regression analysis of factors predicting job preference of Thai nursing students

From: Factors associated with the choice of public health service among nursing students in Thailand

  (Model 1) (Model 2) (Model 3) (Model 4)
Intend to work in the public sector immediately after graduation Intend to work in the public sector 5 years after graduation Average score for “good income” as a reason for choosing a job Composite index for attitude towards working in rural areas
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value Coeff (SE) p value Coeff (SE) p value
MOPH (vs Private) 13.184 (10.454−16.628) <0.001 3.393 (2.786−4.132) <0.001 −0.258 (0.048) <0.001 −0.105 (0.085) 0.217
MOE (vs Private) 6.015 (4.899−7.385) <0.001 2.199 (1.823−2.654) <0.001 −0.159 (0.047) 0.001 −0.083 (0.084) 0.324
Local recruitment (vs National entrance) 0.996 (0.831−1.194) 0.968 1.083 (0.925−1.268) 0.322 −0.059 (0.038) 0.124 0.188 (0.068) 0.005
Rural domicile during childhood (vs Not) 1.218 (1.025−1.448) 0.025 1.317 (1.134−1.530) <0.001 −0.123 (0.036) 0.001 0.171 (0.064) 0.008
Female (vs Male) 2.056 (1.422−2.972) <0.001 1.818 (1.311−2.522) <0.001 −0.132 (0.082) 0.109 0.465 (0.145) 0.001
Aged over 25y old (vs < 25y) 1.398 (0.818−1.391) 0.221 0.873 (0.528−1.443) 0.597 −0.211 (0.127) 0.099 −0.293 (0.224) 0.191
Motivated by money ranking score 0.723 (0.666−0.745) <0.001 0.933 (0.868−1.002) 0.057    −0.134 (0.031) <0.001
Had financial burden (vs Not) 0.823 (0.681−0.995) 0.044 1.010 (0.856−1.192) 0.907 −0.062 (0.040) 0.126 0.087 (0.071) 0.222
Constant
 Observations 3150   3156   3219   3183  
 Pseudo R-squared 0.190   0.048   0.015   0.018  
p-value <0.001   <0.001   <0.001   <0.001  
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