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Table 5 Association between practice location and keeping board certification

From: Board certification and urban–rural migration of physicians in Japan

  OR (95% CI) P-value
Sex
 Male 1.00 (reference)  
 Female 1.03 (0.98–1.09) 0.24
Years of experience
 0–14 1.00 (reference)  
 15–29 1.08 (1.02–1.15) 0.02
 30–44 0.76 (0.71–0.81) <  0.001
  ≥ 45 0.27 (0.25–0.29) <  0.001
Type of institution
 Clinic 1.00 (reference)  
 Hospital 1.24 (1.19–1.30) <  0.001
Practice Location
 Urban practice 1.00 (reference)  
 Rural practice 0.85 (0.76–0.96) 0.007
 Other 0.93 (0.89–0.97) 0.002