Table 3

Results of the multinomial regression analysis

Predictor variablesUK employment/further studyWorking abroadCareer break
Β (SE) p-valueOR (95% CI for OR)Β (SE) p-valueOR (95% CI for OR)Β (SE) p-valueOR (95% CI for OR)
1. Model parameters
Intercept1.00 (0.10)**−0.70 (0.20)**0.21 (0.11)
Graduate status: school leaver on entry to medical school0.40 (0.10)**1.50 (1.30 to 2.00)0.43 (0.16)*1.54 (1.12 to  2.10)0.12 (0.10)1.13 (0.92 to 1.40)
Gender: male0.23 (0.07)*1.27 (1.10 to 1.43)0.07 (0.12)1.07 (0.84 to 1.40)−0.14 (0.08)0.90 (0.76 to 1.10)
F1 intention: intention for specialty training−2.13 (0.08)**0.12 (0.10 to 0.14)−3.00 (0.14)**0.06 (0.04 to 0.07)−2.10 (0.10)**  0.13 (0.10 to 0.15)
  • Total number of participants: 5819.

  • Goodness-of-fit χ22 (12)=14.01, p=0.30.

  • *p<0.01; **p<0.001. Reference outcome category: specialty training. Reference category for predictors: female, graduate status and no intention.