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Table 3 Students’ attitudes towards pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine

From: Perceptions of students in health and molecular life sciences regarding pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine

Would you consider having a genetic test done to find out what illnesses you might develop in the future?
  Model I Model II Model III
OR (CI) OR (CI) OR (CI)
Q1
 To what extent do you think that genes influence your health? 3.02 (1.16–7.85)
p = 0.024
3.04 (1.17–7.92)
p = 0.023
2.81 (1.07–7.36)
p = 0.035
Q2
 Do you agree that PM represents a new and promising healthcare model? 3.11 (1.60–6.06)
p = 0.001
3.11 (1.60–6.06)
p = 0.001
3.14 (1.61–6.15)
p = 0.001
Q3
 If you know your genetic tendency to develop a disease, would you be ready to make necessary changes in your lifestyle, to reduce disease risk? 0.198 (0.114–0.283)
p = 0.001
0.195 (0.109–0.281)
p = 0.001
0.191 (0.102–0.210)
p = 0.001
  1. Model I: without adjustment; model II: adjusted to age and gender; model III: adjusted to age, gender, and level of education
  2. Answer as a reference for Q1: completely; answer as a reference for Q2 and Q3: yes