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Table 6 Factors influencing intended duration of working in rural areas after graduating by undergraduate health professions students that have undergone a 5–8 weeks COBERS placement in 2012

From: Influence of community-based education on undergraduate health professions students’ decision to work in underserved areas in Uganda

Variable Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
cIRR 95% CI p value aIRR 95% CI p value
University
 Gulu 1    1   
 KIU 0.8 0.6–1.0 0.063   
 MakCHS 0.4 0.3–0.6 0.001 0.5 0.3–0.7 0.001
 MUST 0.4 0.3–0.6 0.001 0.3 0.1–0.4 0.001
Response is disagree 1    1   
 Reliable electricity 0.6 0.5–0.7 0.000 0.5 0.3–0.8 0.005
 Access to long distance courses 1.1 1.0–1.3 0.071 2.1 1.4–3.1 0.001
 I intend to work in another African country 0.7 0.6–0.8 0.001 0.5 0.4–0.8 0.001