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Table 11 Bivariate logistic regression of the correlation between career interests and students being very likely to pursue a STEM career

From: A study of the correlation between STEM career knowledge, mathematics self-efficacy, career interests, and career activities on the likelihood of pursuing a STEM career among middle school students

Career interests listed in top 2 favorites B Wald χ2
(df = 1)
Sig. Exp(B)
(ODDS)
Probability
Technical and scientific skills 1.687 83.115 .000 5.402 .84
Working with people .431 7.657 .006 1.538 .61
Creative skills and expression − .356 5.309 .021 .700 .41
Routines and adhering to standards .247 1.905 .167 1.280 .56
Manual and mechanical skills − .16 .825 .364 .853 .46
Leading, persuading, and directing others .073 .200 .655 1.076 .52
Constant .335 2.621 .105 1.397
  1. Sample size = 1126. Data weighted by grade and province