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Table 6 Impact of VET school characteristics on student dropout rates (n = 58)

From: Dropout at Danish vocational schools: does the school’s health promotion capacity play a role? A survey- and register-based prospective study

 Crude Adjusted e 
β estimate95% CIp-valueβ estimate95% CIp-value
VET-level−0.18−0.27; − 0.100.00−0.23− 0.39; − 0.070.01
Geographical locationa−3.38−6.70; − 0.060.05−6.22−12.01; − 0.430.04
Danish ethnicity− 0.24−0,37; − 0.110.00−0.20− 0.39; − 0.010.04
School sizeb0.000.00; 0.010.07−0.00−0.01; 0.000.45
Student agec0.930.39; 1.470.00−0.04−1.09; 1.020.95
School typed
 Food, agriculture and hospitality−3.32−8.28; 1.640.19−2.55−14.28; 9.180.66
 Care, health, pedagogy2.05−1.62; 5.720.27−9.59−19.90; 0.730.07
 Administration, commerce, business−3.36−6.95; 0.230.07−4.30−11.92; 3.330.26
  1. a Schools located in the western part of Denmark compared to Eastern reference schools
  2. b Number of students, who enrolled a basic program in 2017
  3. c Mean age of students at the school enrolled in 2017
  4. d Schools providing any of the three main subject areas ‘Food’, ‘Care’ or ‘Business’ compared to the reference group ‘Tech and comb.’
  5. e Adjusted for VET-level, geographical location, students’ ethnicity, school size, students’ age, school type and total health promotion capacity score based on managers’ scores