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Erratum: What is the impact of primary care model type on specialist referral rates? A cross-sectional study

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BMC Family Practice201516:65

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-015-0260-7

  • Received: 11 February 2015
  • Accepted: 26 February 2015
  • Published:

The original article was published in BMC Family Practice 2014 15:22

Erratum

After publication of this research article [1], we noted an error in Table 2. The values reported under Patient Age had been erroneously inverted, meaning age range “0-21” displayed the value for “57+” and vice versa, and “22-40” displayed the value for “41-56” and vice-versa. This error has been corrected (please see the revised version of Table 2 below). We apologise for any inconvenience.
Table 2

Patient and provider adjusted rate ratios (RR) from the multivariable regression model

Independent variable

Levels

Rate Ratio (RR)

95% Confidence interval for RR

P-Value

Primary Care Model

CAP-I

0.965

0.943-0.987

0.0021

FFS

0.940

0.917-0.963

<.0001

CAP-NI

1.000

-

.

Patient characteristics

Health Status (ADG)

3 (Very Sick)

8.464

8.358-8.571

<.0001

 

2

5.846

5.787-5.906

<.0001

 

1

3.020

2.996-3.043

<.0001

 

0 (healthy)

1.000

-

.

Income Quintile

5 (High)

1.041

1.038-1.044

<.0001

 

4

1.041

1.038-1.044

<.0001

 

3

1.031

1.028-1.034

<.0001

 

2

1.020

1.018-1.023

<.0001

 

1 (low)

1.000

-

.

Rurality

Rural

0.935

0.925-0.945

<.0001

 

Non-major urban centre

0.990

0.984-0.995

0.0001

 

Major urban centre

1.000

1.000

.

Patient Age

57+

3.591

3.558-3.623

<.0001

 

41-56

2.986

2.962-3.011

<.0001

 

22-40

1.895

1.883-1.908

<.0001

 

0-21

1.000

-

.

Patient Sex

Female vs. male

1.172

1.169-1.175

<.0001

Physician Characteristics

Physician Sex

Female vs. male

1.145

1.124-1.165

<.0001

Year of Graduation

 

1.003

1.002-1.004

<.0001

Foreign Trained

Foreign vs. local

0.926

0.906-0.946

<.0001

Time in Model

 

1.001

1.001-1.001

<.0001

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, 43 Bruyère St. Room 369Y, Ottawa, ON, Canada
(2)
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
(3)
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ottawa, ON, Canada
(4)
Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
(5)
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Reference

  1. Liddy C, Singh J, Kelly R, Dahrouge S, Taljaard M, Younger J. What is the impact of primary care model type on specialist referral rates? A cross-sectional study. BMC Fam Pract. 2014;15:22.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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