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Table 2 Willingness to participate in MAID by province of origin, religion, and frequency of religious attendance: Logistic regression odds-ratios with (standard errors)

From: Perceptions and intentions toward medical assistance in dying among Canadian medical students

Dependent variable: Willingness to participate in MAID, if legalized Model 1: Province of birth Model 2: + Religion Model 3: +Frequency of religious attendance
Province of origin
 Alberta 0.589** (0.111) 0.715 (0.153) 0.888 (0.225)
 British Columbia 0.679 (0.136) 0.594* (0.139) 0.883 (0.248)
 Manitoba 0.947 (0.244) 1.097 (0.323) 1.070 (0.363)
 New Brunswick 4.669 (4.871) 4.342 (4.766) 10.661 (13.546)
 Nova Scotia 1.674 (0.713) 2.362 (1.091) 1.406 (0.717)
 Ontario 0.821 (0.125) 0.734 (0.128) 0.773 (0.152)
 Québec 2.205*** (0.459) 1.752* (0.401) 0.954 (0.231)
 Saskatchewan 1.189 (0.353) 1.752 (0.602) 2.041 (0.825)
Religion
 Non-religious   7.046*** (1.286) 1.761 (0.512)
 Catholic   0.730 (0.132) 1.087 (0.255)
 Other Christian   0.147*** (0.026) 0.559* (0.135)
 Jewish   1.015 (0.407) 1.066 (0.482)
 Muslim   0.386* (0.168) 1.264 (0.754)
 Other   1.554 (0.732) 1.015 (0.515)
Frequency of religious attendance (reference category: Never)
 A few times per year    0.785 (0.232)
 About once per month    0.150*** (0.061)
 About once per week    0.032*** (0.013)
Observations 968 963 961
Pseudo-R2 0.027 0.187 0.318
  1. * P ≤ .05; ** P ≤ .01; *** P ≤ .001