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Table 5 Students’ attitudes towards continued education in pharmacogenomics

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

Do you think that the curriculum of your study program is well designed for understanding PG?
  Model I Model II Model III
OR (CI) OR (CI) OR (CI)
Q1
 PG should be an important part of my study curriculum. 0.54 (0.33–0.87)
p = 0.012
0.54 (0.33–0.88)
p = 0.014
0.75 (0.43–1.30)
p = 0.307
Q2
 In my future practice, I should be able to identify patients that could benefit from genetic testing. 0.48 (0.31–0.75)
p = 0.001
0.48 (0.31–0.70)
p = 0.002
0.57 (0.35–0.91)
p = 0.020
Q3
 In my future practice, I should be able to answer patients’ questions regarding PG and personalized medicine. 1.70 (1.01–2.82)
p = 0.047
1.71 (1.02–2.87)
p = 0.044
1.51 (0.87–2.62)
p = 0.146
Q4
 In my future practice, I should be able to identify drugs that would require PG testing prior to their administration to the patient. 0.043 (0.011–0.098)
p = 0.121
0.050 (0.006–0.107)
p = 0.079
0.049 (0.007–0.106)
p = 0.086
Q5
 What is your field of study? 3.94 (1.37–11.33)
p = 0.011
7.23 (1.99–26.2)
p = 0.003
7.23 (1.99–26.2)
p = 0.003
  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: agree; answer as a reference for Q2: agree; answer as a reference for Q3: agree; answer as a reference for Q4: agree; answer as a reference for Q5: Genetics and Bioengineering