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Table 4 Background variables

From: The accuracy of preliminary diagnoses made by paramedics – a cross-sectional comparative study

Background variables Cl. 95% (lower-upper) OR (Odds Ratio) Statistical significance (p-value)*
Degree programme
Bachelor degree in nursing 0.374–14.310 2.315 0.367
Bachelor degree in pre-hospital nursing 1.652–139.572 15.184 0.016
Upper secondary level degree in practical nursing 0.425–44.261 4.339 0.215
Continuing education
Advanced level pre-hospital care (30 ECTS) 1.609–15.173 4.941 0.005
Leadership in EMS (30 ECTS) 0.115–0.739 0.292 0.009
Other study in acute nursing 0.963–8.170 2.805 0.059
Given self-assessment value 1.232–2.728 1.833 0.003
Work experience in pre-hospital care 0.759–1.482 1.060 0.733
Priority of the conveyance 0.750–3.249 1.561 0.234
  1. * Logistic regression analysis