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Table 1 Comparison between two groups, regarding study level and having sibling working in health related job

From: Preventive medicine as a first- or second-choice course: a cross-sectional survey into students’ motivational differences and implications for information provision

  First-choice students Second-choice students   
n % Std. R n % Std. R χ2 p
N = 936 N = 450  
Level of study
 Basic years 396 43.21 3.87 87 19.33 −5.58 98.49 .000*
 Clinical years 270 28.85 .41 120 26.67 −.59
 PM years 270 28.85 −4.11 243 54 5.92
  1. * Significant difference between first-choice and second-choice students (with Bonferroni adjustment)
  N = 298 N = 142  
Sibling with a health related job
 Student in medicine 64 21.48 −1.07 44 30.99 1.55 11.65 .009*
 Clinical doctor 38 12.75 −.91 27 19.01 1.31
 Preventive doctor 10 3.36 .93 1 .70 −1.35
 Other medical jobs 186 62.42 .96 70 49.30 −1.39
  1. * Significant difference between first-choice and second-choice students (with Bonferroni adjustment)