Table 3: Factors predicting whether graduates were working in Canada, in NL, in rural Canada and in rural NL in 2014
Variable*Work location; adusted OR† (95% CI)
CanadaNLRural CanadaRural NL
Rural background
No1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)
Yes1.54 (1.09–2.17)1.43 (1.13–1.80)2.33 (1.73–3.13)3.35 (2.13–5.27)
From NL
No1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)
Yes2.69 (2.00–3.61)9.74 (6.48–14.66)11.11 (2.70–45.75)
Year of graduation
1973–19791.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)
1980–19891.58 (1.05–2.38)
1990–19992.34 (1.51–3.61)
2000–20081.71 (1.12–2.61)2.37 (1.66–3.38)
Some or all residency training at MUN
No1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)
Yes4.97 (3.86–6.39)3.55 (1.89–6.66)
Specialist1.00 (ref)1.00 (ref)
GP/FP3.61 (2.62–4.96)3.68 (2.23–6.08)

Note: CI = confidence interval, GP/FP = general practitioner or family physician, MUN = Memorial University or Newfoundland, OR = odds ratio, ref = reference group.
*Only significant predictors were included in the regression model and are presented in the table.
†Adjusted for all other variables listed in the table.