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Table 4 Results of multiple linear regression analysis on the GP's objective and subjective workload, expressed in betas and explained variance (R2)

From: Does the attention General Practitioners pay to their patients' mental health problems add to their workload? A cross sectional national survey

  Working hours weekly (n = 120) Patient contacts weekly (n = 127) Job satisfaction time (n = 125) Emotional exhaustion (n = 125)
GP's attention for mental health problems     
Role perception .04 -.09 .02 .09
% psychological contacts -.03 .10 .09 .05
GP characteristics     
Gender male .04 -.07 -.15 .07
Age .17 .08 .17 -.19
Personal list size .23* .62** -.08 -.03
Practice characteristics     
Degree of urbanisation .13 -.19 -.14 -.05
% publicly insured patients .14 -.04 -.19 .01
% female patients .10 .12 -.17 .27*
% 65+ patients -.13 -.05 .22* -.16
% non-Western patients -.02 .10 .18 -.07
R2 .06 .36** .04 .07
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01