Table 3:

Linear regression for age at retirement

VariableRelative age at retirement, yr* (95% CI)
Intercept66.0 (65.3 to 66.7)
Sex, female−4.1 (−4.9 to −3.2)
Specialty
 Medical−0.2 (−1.1 to 0.7)
 Surgical0.4 (−0.6 to 1.4)
 Laboratory/imaging−0.7 (−1.9 to 0.6)
Practice rurality
 Urban-dominated−0.5 (−1.4 to 0.3)
 Rural-dominated−2.3 (−3.4 to −1.1)
Location of training, International2.3 (1.6 to 3.1)
  • Note: CI = confidence interval.

  • * Age at retirement is presented relative to the reference category for each variable, as follows: for sex, reference category was male; for specialty, primary care; for practice rurality, metropolitan; for training location, Canada.