Table 3

Odds of Training in Family Medicine Residency Among USMGs 2010-2012 by Undergraduate College Pathway

College PathwayOdds Ratio (95% CI)P ValueaMarginal % (95% CI)
Unadjusted analysis
 Non–community collegeReference7.7 (7.5-8.0)
 High school–community college1.62 (1.47-1.78)<.00112.0 (11.1-12.9)
 Community college–transfer1.72 (1.45-2.05)<.00112.7 (10.8-14.5)
 Postbaccalaureate–community college1.45 (1.32-1.60)<.00110.9 (10.0-11.7)
Adjusted analysisb
 Non–community collegeReference8.1 (7.8-8.4)
 High school–community college1.47 (1.33-1.63)<.00111.4 (10.5-12.3)
 Community college–transfer1.27 (1.06-1.52).00910.1 (8.5-11.6)
 Postbaccalaureate–community college1.17 (1.06-1.29).0029.3 (8.6-10.1)
  • USMG = US doctor of medicine (MD)-granting medical school graduate.

  • Notes: Non–community college: medical graduates who never attended a community college; high school–community college: medical graduates who attended a community college while in high school and before graduating from high school; community college–transfer: medical graduates who attended a community college after graduating from high school and before transferring to a 4-year university; postbaccalaureate–community college: medical graduates who attended a community college after graduating from a 4-year university.

  • a Wald test.

  • b Adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity, years in medical school, parental education, high school US region.