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Table 2 Linear regression analysis: GP and patient predictors of patient rated satisfaction with GP care of epilepsy

From: General practitioner attitudes to the care of people with epilepsy: an examination of clustering within practices and prediction of patient-rated quality of care

  Unstandardized Coefficient Standardized Coefficient t value Sig. 95% Confidence intervals for B
  B Std Error Beta    Lower bound Upper bound
Patient measures        
Age -.012 .006 -.19 -1.80 .079 -.025 .001
Gender -.4 .258 -.19 -1.55 .128 -.921 .120
Long term health problems other than epilepsy -.141 .255 -.05 -.55 .583 -.655 .373
Anxiety score .051 .028 .24 1.80 .078 -.006 .108
Depression scores -.048 .041 -.17 -1.16 .255 -.131 .036
Ease of talking to GP about epilepsy .392 .348 .13 1.128 .266 -.309 1.109
GP takes views of epilepsy into account ("shared decision making")* .931 .390 .31 2.38 .022 .144 1.719
Seizure frequency* .306 .148 .26 2.07 .044 .008 .604
GP measures        
Epilepsy as primary care responsibility* (factor 1) .154 .069 .29 2.23 .031 .015 .294
Medication skills (factor 2) -.033 .059 -.07 -.564 .576 -.152 .086
  1. Data adjusted for intervention group
  2. r2 = 0.635, adjusted r2 = 0.525, standard error = 0.224
  3. * p value <0.05
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