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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis to determine the factors associated with computer based data analysis

From: Factors influencing health professions students’ use of computers for data analysis at three Ugandan public medical schools: a cross-sectional survey

Variable OR 95% CI P value Adj. OR 95% CI P value
Institution       
MakerereUniversity1 1.0    -   
Gulu 0.36 0.14- 0.90 0.03    
Mbarara 37.24 13.47- 102.98 <0.01    
Gender 0.93 0.62-1.41 0.75 0.76 0.46-1.23 0.26
Year of study 0.91 0.79-1.05 0.21 -   
Participated in research 1.32 0.94-1.87 0.11 2.64 1.62-4.33 <0.01
Owned a computer 1.68 1.14-2.48 <0.01 1.80 1.12-2.89 0.02
Were research methods taught? 1.71 1.25-2.34 <0.01 1.48 1.02-2.14 0.04
Were the methods taught useful? 1.59 0.84-3.00 0.15 -   
  1. 1This was coded as Makerere “0”, Mbarara “1” and Gulu “2”.
  2. Items in bold remained significant after adjustment (p < 0.05).