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Table 2 Multivariable logistic model of willingness to contract with family doctors among patients with chronic diseases in Shandong, China, 2018

From: Willingness of patients with chronic disease in rural China to contract with family doctors: implication for targeting characteristics

Characteristics Model 95%CI P-value
  Odds Ratio
Gender
 Male 1   
 Female 0.73 0.50–1.05 0.088
Age (years)
  < 65 1   
  > =65 0.96 0.68–1.35 0.805
Education level
 Illiterate 1   
 Primary school 1.01 0.67–1.52 0.969
 Junior middle school 1.29 0.80–2.09 0.299
 Senior high school or above 1.04 0.51–2.11 0.909
Distance to the village clinic
 0–199 m 1   
 200–399 m 1.41 0.92–2.17 0.117
 400–599 m 1.57 0.98–2.52 0.058
 More than 600 m 1.85 1.17–2.93 0.008
Awareness of FDCSb
 Never heard of it 1   
 Know little about it 1.36 0.88–2.11 0.163
 Know it well 1.10 0.43–2.87 0.838
Publicity of FDCS
 No 1   
 Yes 1.71 1.06–2.76 0.028
Referrals to specialists
 No 1   
 Yes 1.38 0.92–2.07 0.119
Chronic disease management programs
 No 1   
 Yes 3.36 2.20–5.23 < 0.001
Higher MI reimbursement ratesc
 No 1   
 Yes 1.91 1.28–2.83 0.001
  1. Note: a FDCS indicates family doctor contract service; b MI indicates medical insurance
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001