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Table 4 Regression coefficients, p values and odds ratios of factors found significant in the multivariable analyses

From: Post-graduation migration intentions of students of Lebanese medical schools: a survey study

Dependent variable Independent variable coefficients p-value ORs 95% CI
Intention to train abroad Marital Status single* 2.869 0.003 17.6 2.7–115.4
Destination country Canada† Having a second citizenship 1.745 0.007 5.7 1.6–20.4
  Being a student of the UOB‡ 1.402 0.29 4.5 1.2–17.3
  a plan to train in a surgical specialty§ -2.089 0.004 0.12 0.03–0.52
  a plan to train in a medical specialty§ -2.651 < 0.001 0.07 0.17–0.29
Destination country is France† Being a student of UL‡ 1.697 0.006 5.5 1.6–18.1
  Being a student of USJ‡ 2.873 < 0.001 17.7 5.4–58.4
Intention to stay abroad temporarily ¶ male sex 0.884 0.008 2.4 13–0.70
  being a student of USJ‡ -1.217 0.005 0.30 1.4–7.9
  destination country is the France† -1.266 0.005 0.28 0.12–0.68
Intention to stay abroad indefinitely ¶ male sex 1.675 0.002 5.4 1.9–15.2
  having a 2nd citizenship 2.019 0.002 7.5 2.1–27.8
  being a student of USJ‡ -1.944 0.025 0.14 0.03–0.78
  a plan to train in a medical specialty§ -1.923 0.042 0.15 0.02–0.93
  1. * Reference category: marital status married
  2. † Reference category: destination country is the United States
  3. ‡ Reference category: being a student of the AUB
  4. § Reference category: a plan to train in "other specialty"
  5. ¶ Reference category: intention to return directly to Lebanon
  6. # Reference category: destination country is France