Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Novel Longitudinal and Propensity Score Matched Analysis of Hands-On Cooking and Nutrition Education versus Traditional Clinical Education among 627 Medical Students

Table 1

Comparative effectiveness of GCCM elective versus traditional clinical education across three methods with fully adjusted models.

OutcomeIVWM average
OR (95% CI)
C-logit
()
OR (95% CI)
PSM
()
OR (95% CI)
Panel
()
OR (95% CI)
test value

Daily diet of fruits and vegetables.1.46 (1.22–1.75)1.38 (1.07–1.79)1.54 (1.15–2.05)1.55 (0.95–2.55)0.842
Strong agreement on nutrition counseling.1.87 (1.57–2.23)1.81 (1.40–2.35)1.80 (1.35–2.39)2.19 (1.47–3.28)0.693
Totally proficient in original competencies.1.90 (1.75–2.06)1.49 (1.32–1.68)2.26 (1.98–2.57)2.52 (2.06–3.08)<0.001

Fully adjusted for gender, age, race, prior nutrition education, special diet, and clinical years’ upperclassman. IVWM, inverse-variance weighted meta-analysis; C-logit, multivariate conditional logistic regression; PSM, propensity score matching; test, test for heterogeneity across methods. Statistical significance defined by value <0.05.