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Table 3 Results of unadjusted and adjusted binary logistic regression analysis to determine the association between independent factors and satisfactiona

From: Continuity of care is associated with satisfaction with local health care services

Characteristics Unadjusted analysis Adjusted analysis
OR (95% Cl) p OR (95% Cl) p
DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS
 Gender
  female 1   1  
  male 1.10 (1.03–1.18) 0.005 1.11 (1.04–1.20) 0.003
 Age
   ≤ 64 years 1   1  
   ≥ 65 years 1.56 (1.44–1.70) < 0.001 1.36 (1.24–1.49) < 0.001
 Native language
 Finnish 1    
  Swedish 1.11 (0.98–1.23) 0.058   
 Relationship
  No 1   1  
  Yes 1.19 (1.11–1.28) < 0.001 1.14 (1.06–1.23) 0.001
 Education
  higher 1   1  
  lower 1.14 (1.06–1.21) < 0.001 1.02 (0.95–1.10) 0.571
HEALTH STATUS
 Health status
  poor 1    
  good 1.15 (0.99–1.33) 0.062   
 Reported chronic diseases
  No 1   1  
  Yes 1.16 (1.08–1.24) < 0.001 1.07 (0.99–1.15) 0.091
 Obesity (BMI)
   < 25 kg/m2 1    
   ≥ 25 kg/m2 1.04 (0.97–1.11) 0.265   
 NYHA classification
  0–1 1    
  2–4 1.02 (0.91–1.14) 0.76   
 Depressive mood (BDI)
   ≥ 19 1   1  
   < 19 1.87 (1.62–2.16) < 0.001 1.91 (1.65–2.23) < 0.001
REGIONAL SERVICE CHARACTERISTICS
 Assigned and named GP
  No 1   1  
  Yes 1.88 (1.76–2.01) < 0.001 1.79 (1.67–1.92) < 0.001
 Opportunity to contact occupational health
  No 1    
  Yes 0.95 (0.89–1.01) 0.105   
 Proactivity in contacting the same doctor
 No 1   1  
 Yes 1.43 (1.34–1.53) < 0.001 1.23 (1.15–1.32) < 0.001
  1. aAdjusted analysis included factors that had a statistically significant association with satisfaction