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Table 6 Variables related to not-advised follow-up care with the patient's own GP after contact with the GP cooperative as dependent variable (1 = yes. 0 = no). Telephone advice

From: Follow-up care by patient's own general practitioner after contact with out-of-hours care. A descriptive study

  B S.E. Wald df Sig. Odds ratio Exp(B) (90% C.I.)
INITIAL MODEL*       
Diagnosis -2.471 0.617 16.036 1 0.000 0.085 (0.031–0.233)
Expectation -0.012 0.407 0.001 1 0.977 0.988 (0.506–1.929)
Health insurance 1.015 0.453 5.030 1 0.025 2.760 (1.311–5.810)
Gender -0.571 0.388 2.165 1 0.141 0.565 (0.298–1.070)
Age -0.006 0.009 0.410 1 0.522 0.994 (0.980–1.009)
Patient satisfaction -0.353 0.374 0.887 1 0.346 0.703 (0.380–1.301)
Performance score -0.286 0.176 2.637 1 0.104 0.752 (0.563–1.004)
Severity 0.614 0.465 1.743 1 0.187 1.848 (0.860–3.970)
Urgency -0.189 0.506 0.140 1 0.708 0.827 (0.360–1.902)
Worried -0.170 0.531 0.103 1 0.748 0.844 (0.352–2.019)
Education Low    1.724 2 0.422  
   Middle -0.567 0.451 1.585 1 0.208 0.567 (0.270–1.190)
   High 0.036 0.473 0.006 1 0.939 1.037 (0.476–2.258)
Constant 4.101 2.355 3.031 1 0.082 60.372
FINAL MODEL #       
Diagnosis a -2.749 0.478 33.081 1 0.000 0.064 (0.029–0.140)
Health Insurance b 0.860 0.388 4.905 1 0.027 2.363 (1.248–4.476)
Severity c 0.578 0.349 2.734 1 0.098 1.782 (1.003–3.166)
Constant 0.863 0.573 2.266 1 0.132 2.369
  1. * 26.5% (62/234) missing
  2. # 12.0% (28/234) missing
  3. a Diagnosis: 1 = right. 0 = wrong.
  4. b Insurance: 1 = public insurance. 0 = private insurance.
  5. c Severity: 1 = severe; 0 = not severe.
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