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Table 12 Bivariate logistic regression of the influence of career activity preferences on 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 activity listed in top 2 favorites B Wald χ2
(df = 1)
Sig. Exp(B)
(ODDS)
Probability
Reading, study, analysis, investigation 0.606 14.49 0.000 1.834 0.65
Organized into routines and having order 0.412 7.301 0.007 1.51 0.60
Practical, productive, concrete activities 0.389 6.518 0.011 1.475 0.60
Helping others and being concerned for welfare 0.179 1.441 0.23 1.197 0.54
Taking responsibility, providing leadership, convincing 0.143 0.915 0.339 1.154 0.54
Artistic, unusual, creative activities − 0.091 0.399 0.528 0.913 0.48
Constant 0.42 5.466 0.019 1.522
  1. Sample size = 1129. Data weighted by grade and province