Table 4

Multilevel ordinal regression showing factors associated with non-standard ARCP outcome

Unadjusted OR (95% CI)P valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)P value
Specialty
 Trauma and orthopaedics11
 General surgery1.45 (1.32 to 1.58)<0.0011.33 (1.21 to 1.45)0.001
 Plastic surgery0.81 (0.70 to 0.95)0.0100.70 (0.60 to 0.82)<0.001
 Urology0.66 (0.56 to 0.78)<0.0010.64 (0.54 to 0.75)<0.001
 Neurosurgery0.90 (0.75 to 1.07)0.2230.88 (0.74 to 1.04)0.142
 Ear, Nose & Throat0.75 (0.61 to 0.9 2)0.0050.76 (0.61 to 0.93)0.009
 Maxillofacial1.18 (0.95 to 1.47)0.1250.93 (0.75 to 1.16)0.506
 Cardiothoracic surgery0.96 (0.77 to 1.21)0.7530.88 (0.70 to 1.10)0.268
 Paediatric surgery1.28 (1.00 to 1.63)0.0481.16 (0.91 to 1.48)0.228
 Female1.22 (1.12 to 1.33)<0.0011.11 (1.02 to 1.22)0.020
 Age at ARCP1.03 (1.02 to 1.04)<0.0011.04 (1.03 to 1.05)<0.001
PMQ region
 UK11
 EEA0.93 (0.77 to 1.13)0.4820.89 (0.73 to 1.08)0.253
 IMG0.77 (0.69 to 0.87)<0.0010.69 (0.61 to 0.78)<0.001
Less than full-time training
 Yes1.21 (1.07 to 1.36)0.0021.11 (0.98 to 1.26)0.093
 Missing0.50 (0.41 to 0.62)<0.0010.51 (0.41 to 0.63)<0.001
 Year of ARCP1.07 (1.05 to 1.08)<0.0011.04 (1.03 to 1.06)<0.001
  • ARCP, Annual Review of Competency Progression; EEA, European Economic Area; IMG, International Medical Graduates; PMQ, place of medical qualification.