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Table 4 Multiple linear regression models for the five principal latent factors that drive the influences for final year dental students

From: The emerging dental workforce: why dentistry? A quantitative study of final year dental students' views on their professional career

Factor I: PROFESSIONAL JOB FACTOR
Coefficients a
   Unstandardized Coefficients    95% Confidence Interval for B
Model   B   Sig. Lower Bound Upper Bound
1 (Constant) -3.046   .081 -6.476 .383
  Sex .277   .089 -.043 .598
  Age .078   .287 -.066 .222
  Indian .195   .245 -.135 .526
  Standard of living important in future prof. choices .425   .004 .143 .708
a. Dependent Variable: Job
Factor II: HEALTHCARE-PEOPLE FACTOR
Coefficients a
   Unstandardized Coefficients    95% Confidence Interval for B
Model   B t Sig. Lower Bound Upper Bound
1 (Constant) 1.266 .809 .421 -1.840 4.372
  Age -.065 -.965 .337 -.198 .068
  Sex -.197 -1.200 .233 -.524 .129
  Indian -.299 -1.759 .082 -.636 .038
  Importance of family commitments in no. long term sessions .336 3.800 .000 .161 .511
a. Dependent Variable: Altruism
Factor III: ACADEMIC-SCIENTIFIC FACTOR
Coefficients a
   Unstandardized Coefficients    95% Confidence Interval for B
Model   B   Sig. Lower Bound Upper Bound
1 (Constant) -1.492   .417 -5.123 2.140
  Age .047   .540 -.105 .199
  Sex -.066   .735 -.454 .322
  Indian .017   .934 -.389 .423
  Team work important in future prof. choices .218   .067 -.015 .452
a. Dependent Variable: Academic
Factor IV: CAREERS-ADVISING FACTOR
Coefficients a
   Unstandardized Coefficients    95% Confidence Interval for B
Model   B   Sig. Lower Bound Upper Bound
1 (Constant) -3.200   .059 -6.517 .118
  Age .120   .078 -.014 .255
  Sex -.001   .998 -.348 .347
  Indian -.029   .876 -.391 .334
  Important of career opportunities re where work in short term .189   .058 -.006 .383
a. Dependent Variable: Careers Advising
Factor IV: FAMILY-FRIENDS-INFLUENCE FACTOR
Coefficients a
   Unstandardized Coefficients    95% Confidence Interval for B
Model   B   Sig. Lower Bound Upper Bound
1 (Constant) 1.444   .374 -1.761 4.649
  Age -.050   .450 -.182 .081
  Sex -.130   .450 -.470 .210
  Indian -.134   .457 -.488 .221
a. Dependent Variable: Family-Friends