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Table 4 Logistic regression – Dissatisfaction with professional life

From: Canadian family physician job satisfaction - is it changing in an evolving practice environment? An analysis of the 2013 National Physician Survey database

Variable Adjusted Odds ratio 95% Confidence Interval p-value
Gender (female) Reference   
 Gender (male) 1.00 0.93–1.07 0.963
Age (>  65 years old) Reference   
 Age (< 35 years old) 2.63 2.15–3.21 0.000
 Age (35–44 years old) 2.32 1.96–2.74 0.000
 Age (45–54 years old) 2.51 2.19–2.88 0.000
 Age (55–64 years old) 2.33 2.05–2.65 0.000
Province (BC)a Reference   
 Province (Atlantic) 1.12 0.98–1.28 0.110
 Province (QC) 0.76 0.68–0.85 0.000
 Province (ON) 1.06 0.96–1.17 0.262
 Province (MB/SK) 1.41 1.22–1.62 0.000
 Province (AB) 1.14 1.01–1.29 0.036
Number of years licensed (> 20) Reference   
 Years licensed (< 4) 0.78 0.67–0.90 0.001
 Years licensed (5–9) 0.94 0.82–1.07 0.312
 Years licensed (10–14) 1.03 0.91–1.18 0.609
 Years licensed (15–19) 1.23 1.08–1.39 0.001
Practice type: “focused” practice Reference   
 Practice type: family medicine only 1.61 1.50–1.72 0.000
Teaching involvement (none) Reference   
 Teaching involvement (teaches) 0.70 0.65–0.75 0.000
Practice population (rural/remote) Reference   
 Practice population (inner city) 0.97 0.86–1.09 0.577
 Practice population (urban) 0.77 0.70–0.84 0.000
 Practice population (small town) 0.62 0.55–0.70 0.000
Remuneration model (blended) Reference   
 Remuneration model (fee for service) 0.93 0.86–1.01 0.073
 Remuneration model (other) 1.25 1.14–1.37 0.000
Provides on-call (no) Reference   
 Provides on-call (yes) 0.96 0.90–1.03 0.267
EMR use (no) Reference   
 EMR use (yes) 1.13 1.05–1.22 0.002
Hours worked per week (> 120) Reference   
 Hours per week (< 20) 1.47 0.89–2.41 0.132
 Hours per week (20–40) 1.25 0.78–2.02 0.354
 Hours per week (40–60) 1.14 0.71–1.84 0.577
 Hours per week (60–80) 1.49 0.93–2.40 0.099
 Hours per week (80–100) 1.86 1.14–3.01 0.012
 Hours per week (100–120) 0.85 0.51–1.42 0.538
Income satisfaction (dissatisfied) Reference   
 Income satisfaction (satisfied) 0.25 0.24–0.27 0.000
  1. Dependent variable coding: dissatisfaction = 1, satisfaction = 0
  2. aAtlantic provinces = Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, QC Quebec, ON Ontario, MB Manitoba, SK Saskatchewan, AB Alberta, BC British Columbia