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Table 5 Logistic regression – Dissatisfaction with work-life Balance

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) 0.86 0.82–0.92 0.000
Age (>  65 years old) Reference   
 Age (< 35) 1.15 0.97–1.36 0.104
 Age (35–44) 1.90 1.66–2.18 0.000
 Age (45–54) 1.81 1.63–2.01 0.000
 Age (55–64) 1.46 1.33–1.61 0.000
Province (BC)a Reference   
 Province (Atlantic) 0.84 0.74–0.95 0.005
 Province (QC) 1.330 1.21–1.46 0.000
 Province (ON) 1.040 0.95–1.14 0.378
 Province (MB/SK) 1.20 1.05–1.37 0.006
 Province (AB) 1.03 0.92–1.15 0.594
Number of years licensed (> 20) Reference   
 Years licensed (< 4) 0.94 0.83–1.07 0.359
 Years licensed (5–9) 0.99 0.88–1.11 0.893
 Years licensed (10–14) 1.02 0.91–1.14 0.784
 Years licensed (15–19) 0.86 0.77–0.96 0.006
Practice type: focused practice Reference   
 Practice type: family medicine only 1.29 1.22–1.37 0.000
Teaching involvement (does not teach) Reference   
 Teaching involvement (teaches) 0.99 0.93–1.06 0.840
Practice population (rural/remote) Reference   
 Practice population (inner city) 0.82 0.74–0.91 0.000
 Practice population (urban) 0.84 0.78–0.91 0.000
 Practice population (small town) 0.94 0.85–1.03 0.200
Remuneration model (blended) Reference   
 Remuneration model (fee for service) 0.82 0.77–0.87 0.000
 Remuneration model (other) 0.83 0.77–0.90 0.000
Provides on-call (no) Reference   
 Provides on-call (yes) 1.68 1.58–1.78 0.000
EMR use (no) Reference   
 EMR use (yes) 1.22 1.15–1.30 0.000
Hours worked per week (> 120) Reference   
 Hours per week (< 20) 0.39 0.25–0.60 0.000
 Hours per week (20–40) 0.64 0.43–0.95 0.027
 Hours per week (40–60) 1.48 0.99–2.20 0.054
 Hours per week (60–80) 2.25 1.51–3.36 0.000
 Hours per week (80–100) 2.40 1.59–3.62 0.000
 Hours per week (100–120) 2.11 1.37–3.24 0.001
Remuneration model satisfaction (dissatisfied) Reference   
 Remuneration model satisfaction (satisfied) 0.25 0.23–0.26 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